“The overall goal of this feasibility study is to estimate the potential benefits of operating Spy Pond as a stormwater capture basin in order to reduce downstream peak flows that can cause flooding in neighboring communities along Alewife Brook. A secondary goal was to evaluate whether these operations could also provide benefits in terms ofContinue reading “Spy Pond Stormwater Capture Feasibility Study, 2020”
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EPA response to Draft Scope, sent to MWRA
This is the EPA’s May 11, 2022, guidance for MWRA, regarding their new CSO control plan “draft scope”
EPA response to Draft Scope, sent to Cambridge
This is the EPA’s guidance for Cambridge, regarding their new CSO control plan “draft scope”
1978 MAPC Boston Area Waste Treatment Management Plan
March 2022 Letter to Regulators from StAB & Watershed Associations
March 11, 2022 Via email Regional Administrator David Cash Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1 5 Post Office Square, Suite 100 Boston, MA 02109 email@example.com Commissioner Martin Suuberg Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection One Winter Street Boston, MA 02108 firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Regional Administrator Cash and Commissioner Suuberg: We are at anContinue reading “March 2022 Letter to Regulators from StAB & Watershed Associations”
Somerville’s 2017 Infrastructure Presentation
New projects described here include combined sewer separation, flood control are encouraging. Interesting data about how old Somerville’s sewer infrastructure is and how little work has been done to modernize it in the last hundred years.
MDC 2003 Master Plan Map South
This is the Cambridge half of the MDC (rebranded DCR) 2003 Master Plan Map South.
MPC 1904 Report on Improvement of the Upper Mystic and Alewife by John R Freeman
1904 Metropolitan Parks Commission Report on Alewife Improvements, including tidal gates and channelization of the Alewife to improve the mosquito / malaria problems. Remarkable documentation of regional community collaborative effort.
Cambridge’s 2019 Alewife District Plan
This is Cambridge’s 2019 Alewife Planning and Development document. It includes information about flooding, water quality, open space, green infrastructure, and Climate Change.
Cambridge’s 1979 Alewife Development Plan, aka The Fishbook
This is Cambridge’s Alewife Development Planning document from 1979. The MBTA’s Alewife T stop was not yet constructed, but the design of it is included here. There is a section on flooding, but not on water quality.