Boston Gets its Pipes in Order: MWRA Approaches Sewer Modernization Milestone

In 1984 a superior court judge gave the state of Massachusetts a choice: commit to cleaning up Boston Harbor by modernizing an outdated sewer system or the Metropolitan District Commission (now known as the Department of Conservation and Recreation), which … Continue reading »

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We Love That (Less) Dirty Water: The Charles cleans up its act

When the EPA took charge of efforts to cleanup the Charles in 1995, the situation was dire. They issued the river a D grade, declaring it safe to swim in a mere 19% of the time. Much has changed since … Continue reading »

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