Gallery: New EPA Report Explains NYC’s Sewage Overflow Problem & Offers...

We’ve extensively covered NYC’s ancient sewage system, and its chronic storm water and sewage overflow problems. Just last week, a fire accident at a treatment center added to the mess as raw sewage started flowing into the Hudson river. The EPA, however, released a report last week explaining exactly what sewage overflow is and why it’s such a problem for New York City, while also providing some possible solutions to handling the problem.

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  1. SophiaEPA August 3, 2011 at 10:37 am

    Thanks so much for writing about our CSO report! It’s a serious issue that we need to make sure more people know about.

    https://blog.epa.gov/greeningtheapple/2011/04/19/sign-of-the-times-%E2%80%93-my-neighborhood-combined-sewer-overflows/