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Tewksbury’s Smoke Detectors for Sewer Repair

Tewksbury, when you see smoke coming from various areas near your home this week, there is no cause for worry.  The City is testing the sewer system and its functionality.  The town uses a method of smoke bombs to detect any repairs needed caused by leaks and faulty pipes.  This is also a cost cutting measure, which is aimed at preventing inflow or water that gets into the sewer system that isn’t supposed to be there.  The City advises calling the Department of Public works should you see smoke inside your house as this is usually a problem with the

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Residents of Falmouth Anticipate New Sewer

Residents in Falmouth attended the Little Pond sewer meeting held last week.  The City plans to begin a sewer improvement to homes and businesses that total nearly 1500.  The City answered many questions mainly addressing the Mara Vista peninsula and Falmouth Heights community because these residents will be most affected by the sewer restructuring.   There will be new pumps installed and primarily designated to protect the residents living near the lower elevations.  These areas have been susceptible to increasing environmental hazards. Something to keep in mind when considering the importance of our underground infrastructure: our sewer system is made

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Boston’s Sewer Success

Way to go Weston!!  Recently, The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection gave an award to Weston, a wonderful and scenic neighborhood of Boston. Working in conjunction to provide stellar service Boston’s Water and Sewage Department also received a commendation. That’s great news and a job well done! As far as a sewer system goes Boston, we have quite a long history starting in the 1700’s.  Luckily, inevitable progress has our system and infrastructure intact with many advancements since the days of draining water from cellars, yards and streets. We have come a long way, Boston! The sewers are now the principal

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