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   Commissioner Martin Suuberg Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection One Winter Street Boston, MA 02108   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.

Court Case 2016 Document, including Compliance Order 239, USA v. MDC & CLF v. MDC

Doug Foy, Esq., director of the Conservation Law Foundation, who brought the groundbreaking Boston Harbor Clean-up lawsuit, probably quoting an ubran sociologist, said, “A great city had three characteristics: It had world-renown cultural and educational institutions. It had enduring distinctive residential neighborhoods, and it had a body of water that it embraced.”

CRWA MyRWA 2021 Letter re US v MDC

2021 Letter from the Charles River Watershed Association and the Mystic River Watershed Association to the US District Court regarding the federal court case U.S. v. MDC and the state CLF v. MDC court cases.

Alewife Reservation Stormwater Wetland MCWRA 2017 Symposium

This is a powerpoint presentation by Carter Stantec for the 2017 Massachusetts Coalition for Water Resources Stewardship Symposium. Sustainable water infrastructure planning. Amazing document features photos of the construction of the Alewife Reservation Storm Water Wetland, sewer separation, inflow removal, flush vaults, a bioswale, biobasin, and porous pavement.

Cambridge’s 2017 Alewife Sewer Separation Project Overview

Wondering what’s involved in combined sewer separation and CSO elimination work? This is Cambridge’s $90 million Alewife Sewer Separation Project Overview for CAM004, which was completed as part of the first Long Term CSO Control Plan. It includes photos of digging holes, laying pipe, upgrading water mains and gas lines, street and sidewalk reconstruction, mitigatingContinue reading “Cambridge’s 2017 Alewife Sewer Separation Project Overview”

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.