Continuation of CSOs and how our community maintains them
The CSOs are regulated by federal Clean Water Act.
Operating properly and sewer system and CSOs regular maintenance programs.
To reduce the need for CSOs during rainstorms and snow melting using the collection system for storage at a maximum.
During dry weather prohibiting CSOs
Trash control in CSOs
Notifying the public to make sure they have adequate notice of CSOs
Making sure the flow to the treatment plant is at it’s maximum.
Ensure CSO impacts on local waterways are minimized my reviewing and modifying industrial permit requirements.
The EPA also requests the communities to develop a Long-Term Control Plan.