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Alewife Brook sewage campaign: Somerville CSO fails

Caption: Worst Offender: Somerville’s SOM01A Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)Worst Offender: Somerville’s SOM01A combined sewer overflow.

UPDATED Jan. 3: This viewpoint was submitted by Precinct 13 Town Meeting member Kristin Anderson, who is monitoring the combined sewer overflows into the Alewife Brook. Supporters attended the Monday, Dec. 20, Select Board meeting, and the chair said the board would address the issue, as reported here >>

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The latest Massachusetts Water Resource Authority's CSO assessment, gives Somerville's CSO a failing grade. Read an account from Save the Alewife >>

What is a CSO anyway?

Read an explainer from Save the Alewife >>

Cambridge weighs allocation of $80M in ARPA funds

On Dec. 1, Save the Alewife Brook representatives attended Cambridge's Finance Committee Meeting, which was dedicated to the discussion of the allocation of $80 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds.

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