Tunneling 200 Feet Underneath Connecticut For Cleaner Water, At A Cost

New England Public Radio » A giant, miles-long tunnel is about to be drilled hundreds of feet beneath Connecticut’s capital. This subterranean project will take years, cost hundreds of millions of dollars, and the hope is, result in cleaner water for the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound.

2017-11-08T15:53:25-08:00November 7th, 2017|Connecticut, Wastewater|

The map man has a plan for stormwater solutions

Pittsburgh-Post Gazette »

The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (Alcosan) is under consent agreements to comply with county health, state and federal clean water mandates by 2026. The cost of updating the sewer systems is estimated at $3 billion. A local Landscape Architect has designed a program to precision map water runoff locations and pinpoint the ideal places for installation of green infrastructure. Green infrastructure, such as rain gardens, swales, water sculpture and underground systems, are designed to diver rain from flowing into treatment pipes. The green infrastructure allows the rain to infiltrate the ground like it’s supposed to, preventing sewage overflows and sparing rate payers unnecessary treatment costs.

2016-12-06T23:34:10-08:00October 12th, 2014|Pennsylvania, U.S. News, Urban, Wastewater, Water|
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