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Updates on Wastewater Efforts in Barnstable
UPDATE: September 11, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Nate Collins, P.E. Telephone: 774-487-8390
ROUTE 28 SEWER EXPANSION PROJECT GEOTECHNICAL BORINGS
The Town of Barnstable’s design consultant (Weston & Sampson) will be completing geotechnical borings for the proposed Rte. 28 East Sewer Expansion Project starting on September 14th. Work will include approximately thirty-one (31) soil borings within the State Highway Layout of Route 28 (Falmouth Road) in Barnstable, MA, between the intersection with Phinneys Lane and just east of the intersection with Pitchers Way. The traffic flow will be maintained throughout the drilling, including proper signage. It is envisioned that the soil boring work within Route 28 will take up to two (2) weeks.
UPDATE: August 20, 2020
View CWMP Update HERE
UPDATE: July 16, 2020
OTHER WASTEWATER PROJECTS OF NOTE (NON-SEWER EXPANSION)
UPDATE: April 16, 2020
o Received ENF decision on April 3, 2020.
o Next Step – Prepare and submit Single EIR, anticipated this summer
o Project includes Phinney’s Lane pump station, force main to back to WPCF and gravity sewer on Route 28 from Strawberry Hill Road to Phinneys Lane and on Phinneys Lane from Wequaquet Lane to Route 28.
o Targeting Fall, 2021 construction.
o Phinney’s Lane Sewer Expansion (neighborhoods to west and east side of Phinney’s Lane)
o Long Pond Sewer Expansion
o Route 28 Centerville and Marstons Mills (from Phinneys Lane to Route 149, including MMWWTP conversion).
UPDATE: February 27, 2020 View DPW Presentation to Town Council HERE
UPDATE: January 24, 2020 View DPW Presentation to Town Council HERE
UPDATE: January 14, 2020 View Expanded Environmental Notification Form HERE
UPDATE: January 2020 View Final Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan HERE
UPDATE: January 2020 View CWMP Appendices HERE
UPDATE: December 19, 2019 View DPW Presentation to Town Council HERE
UPDATE: November 21, 2019 View DPW Presentation to Town Council HERE
UPDATE: October 3, 2019 The Town will host a series of four public information sessions over the next 30 days that will allow the public to hear about the plan, ask questions, and offer comments. Information sessions will be held at 6:30 pm in Barnstable County Complex Conference Room 10/15, Hyannis Town Hall 10/22, Marstons Mills Liberty Hall 10/28 & Osterville Library 10/21.
For More Information Contact: Daniel W. Santos, P.E. Director of Public Works Daniel.Santos@town.barnstable.ma.us
The Town of Barnstable Department of Public Works released the Draft Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan (CWMP). The Draft CWMP will guide wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal efforts in Barnstable for the next 30 years, with the primary goals of reducing nutrient enrichment of coastal estuaries and fresh water ponds as well as the protection of public water supplies. Secondary goals include supporting economic growth and providing solutions in areas where it has traditionally been difficult to site on-site systems such as areas with high groundwater and poor soils. The Draft CWMP relies on both traditional methods of addressing wastewater, in the form of centralized collection and treatment, but also invests heavily in alternative technologies in the short term to potentially minimize the need for centralized sewering in later phases of the plan.
The Town has been working since 2015 to develop a plan that meets the needs of the community as well as the requirements of the Cape Commission’s “208 Plan” that was released in 2017. The “208 Plan” outlines the region’s plan to meet the requirements of the Federal Clean Water Act.
UPDATE: June 20, 2019 View recent Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan (CWMP) Power Point Presentation HERE
UPDATE: January 3, 2019 View Power Point Presentation on Wastewater Efforts in Barnstable HERE
UPDATE: November 17, 2017 View details HERE outlining Intermunicipal Agreement between Barnstable, Mashpee and Sandwich to Clean Up Popponesset Bay.
UPDATE: August 17, 2017 View Final Wastewater Planning Presentation to Town Council HERE
UPDATE: June 17, 2017 The Town of Barnstable’s Water Resources Advisory Committee held a workshop on Saturday June 17, 2017 to discuss the timeline, process and preliminary costs associated with cleaning up Barnstable’s ponds, rivers, shorelines and embayments. View meeting HERE
UPDATE: May 17, 2017 View Barnstable’s Draft Wastewater Plan HERE presented by DPW to the Water Resources Advisory Committee (WRAC) and Town CouncilBarnstable Walling Map – 1856