Sewage Overflows Pushing for Public Notification

Sewage Overflows: Pushing for Public Notification

Could public notification be on the way to let residents know about sewage overflows? If a bill passes in Massachusetts, that’s exactly what will happen. The public should be aware of what’s in their water and to this date, there’s not law requiring city officials or water treatment plants to notify them. You may be asking how in 2019 we could still have raw sewage in our rivers, the answer is due to combined sewer overflow. Throughout Massachusetts, approximately 200 active outfall pipes located in 18 cities discharge billions of gallons of sewage annually. And climate change is going to

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