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Posted on: November 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] WWTP partially treated water Notification

314 CMR 16.04 (10), the permittee shall include the following information in the public advisory notification: 

The Town of Southbridge Sewer department is currently discharging partially treated wastewater into the Quinebaug River Via Outfall 001.

The discharge started 07:00, and is currently still ongoing.  Current flow rate of discharge is 2.5MGD 

 Please Avoid contact with The Quinebaug River, and Bodies of water to the East "Downstream" for 48 hours after the discharge or overflow ceases due to increased health risks from bacteria and other pollutants. 

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