Article | August 15, 2017

Tackling Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) In New York

Source: KLa Systems
Tackling Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) In New York

New York City treats 1.3 billion gallons of wastewater a day across its 14 wastewater treatment plants. The city has seen a precipitous drop in fecal coliforms, with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) reporting that fecal coliforms per 100 mL of water has fallen from 1,000 in 1972 when the Clean Water Act was passed to closer to 10 as of 2009.