This past Tuesday, voters in Orleans approved the wastewater funding by a two to one majority. By all accounts, Orleans is committed to ramp up its efforts and finally take action to address our wastewater challenges.
On Wednesday, it was clear the town had already begun to act. The Orleans Water Quality Advisory Panel heard from Mike Domenica and AECOM about their goals and plans for the next seven months. Our engineering teams are continuing with the financial projections, completing a 25% design for a new treatment plant, extending our aquaculture demonstration projects in Lonnie’s Pond and other areas, preparing to launch a permeable reactive barrier at Eldredge Park and another at the landfill, and, finally preparing to launch our initial effort to address our freshwater ponds. >> CONTINUE READING