- SANITARY SEWER OVERFLOWS: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE REGULATION. Strifling, David // Marquette Law Review;Fall2003, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p226
Looks at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rule that will govern the regulation of sanitary sewer overflows (SSO). Prosecution of SSO violations; History of SSO problem in the country; Application of the proposed rule to the Cincinnati, Ohio case.
- Portland, Maine: Case of a combined sewer system. Urbinato, David // EPA Journal;Summer94, Vol. 20 Issue 1/2, p22
Looks at some of the problems encountered in Portland, Maine, where storm sewers are combined with residential sewers into combined sewer systems (CSS). Problems with overflow during storms; Negotiations between Portland and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
- The draining search for wet weather solutions. Johnson, Carl; Brengle, Andrew // American City & County;May99, Vol. 114 Issue 5, p20
Discusses the combined sewerage overflow (CSO) problem in the United States. Information on the actions being taken by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the CSO problem; Details on the long-term plans to resolve CSO problem.
- Get the FOGs Out. Marshutz, Scott // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Jun2002, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p6
Presents viewpoints about the number of reports about sewer backups and overflows in the U.S. Percentage rate of backups resulted from boiling fat, oil and grease (FOG); Assistance of the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce wet and dry sewer overflows; Prevention of FOG from entering the...
- Toledoans bite the bullet. McGowan, Elizabeth // Waste News;6/11/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p16
The article offers information regarding the citizens' participation in an ordinance relating to sewer and wastewater treatment facilities in Toledo, Ohio. It informs about the role of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Office of Water in overcoming the problem Combined Sewer...
- EPA issues CSO guidelines. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/18/94, Vol. 232 Issue 16, p14
Discusses the combined sewer overflows (CSO) policy enacted by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in efforts to reduce pollution. Estimated policy implementation costs; Policy requirements; Inclusion in the Clean Water Act.
- SSO Variance approved by Region I. // Underground Construction;Apr99, Vol. 54 Issue 4, pR-5
Reports that the first-ever variance from sewer overflow requirements from United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region I has been received by the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA). Significance of eliminating all standards for combined sewer overflows (CSO) to the...
- New guides help CSO policy compliance. // WaterWorld;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p10
Reports on the US Environmental Protection Agency's guidance documents to help municipalities comply with the combined sewer overflow (CSO) policy. Establishing CSO priorities; Developing comprehensive long-term control plans.
- EPA Publishes Proposed New Sewer Overflow Rule. // WaterWorld;Feb2001, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p1
Focuses on the publishing of the proposed sanitary sewer overflow rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the United States. Expansion of the permit requirements under Clean Water Act; Systems covered by the rule; Estimates of EPA for an additional total cost for municipalities.