Boston’s Water and Sewage Conservation Leads Way for Nearby Cities

The city of Gloucester is on the move with a heavy duty infrastructure project to enhance two of the city’s wastewater pumping stations. The sewer improvement plan will alleviate some of the issues the city has faced due to outdated equipment and resources. Also to be addressed will be storm water discharges stemming from leaking and unstable pipelines. Recently, an agreement with several nearby communities has become the impetus to a larger plan for the state’s water systems. Focusing on water quality using advanced monitoring techniques, the Boston Harbor sewage discharges have greatly reduced. To date, nearly 200,000 gallons per day of

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Cape Cod Takes Proactive Stance on Wastewater Mobilization

Of the many cities across America, Boston has been building at a slower pace. One issue is the high cost of construction, in addition to the fast-growing expense of integrating new infrastructure onto waning street and sewer systems. Another impediment is preparing communities to implement a more conventional approach to infrastructure systems, in lieu of traditional methods. While many Cape towns are well on their way when it comes to wastewater planning, relatively few have been able to implement those plans, falling largely on the high costs to taxpayers. Many residents have expressed optimism over recent efforts to update the

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