Whether it’s a septic system or a sewer system, everything that goes down our drains eventually makes its way into our environment. Our wastewater (water that has been used for washing, flushing, manufacturing, etc.) directly affects the cleanliness and quality of groundwater and surface water in local waterways, the Neponset River, and Boston Harbor, impacting […]
New report evaluates what requirements Neponset communities may face under revised water withdrawal permitting system and identifies options for making water supply activities more sustainable.
Several different methods can be used when treating polluted stormwater runoff. Stormwater Runoff As water flows over impervious surfaces, like driveways, sidewalks, and streets, it gets contaminated as it picks up debris, chemicals, dirt, and other pollutants left on the ground. This polluted water then flows into catch basins or storm sewer systems and is […]