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Public Informational Meeting Announcement Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority West River Combined Sewer
Public Informational Meeting Announcement
Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority
West River Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Abatement Study
OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC
An informational meeting regarding
Will Be Held At:
Truman School
114 Truman St, New Haven, CT 06519
Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority (GNHWPCA) has
hired the engineering firm CH2M HILL to study the sewer system along the
West River. The goal of the study is to evaluate alternatives and develop
recommendations to reduce the frequency, volume and duration of
combined sewer overflows (CSOs) into the West River.
When:
Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Agenda for the Information Meeting:
1. General Introduction
2. Combined Sewer Overflow and Long Term
Control Plan Background
CSOs occur when the pipelines conveying sanitary sewage and storm water
are overwhelmed by heavy rainfall. In order to prevent backups into homes
and business when the sewer system does not have enough capacity,
excess rain water mixed with sewage overflows into the West River at
various controlled points.
3. West River Memorial Park Historical Timeline
and Flows in the Boulevard Trunk Sewer
4. Reducing Frequency, Volume and Duration
of Combined Sewer Overflows into the West
River
a. Regulator Modifications
b. Green Infrastructure Improvements
5. Schedule
The Public Information Meeting is
to inform the neighborhood and
stakeholders on the recommendations
developed as part of this study, as well as
the ongoing efforts to reduce CSOs and
improve the sewer infrastructure along
the West River.
6. Public Comments, Questions and Answers
(Opportunities Throughout)