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Alewife Brook sewage campaign: Meet Sunday

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

UPDATED Nov. 30: Precinct 13 Town Meeting member Kristin Anderson, who is monitoring the combined sewer overflows into the Alewife Brook, provided this update via her blog, Save the Alewife Brook. The group's next meeting is set for 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, on Zoom.  Alewife CSO public meeting No. 2 is et for 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15,  on Zoom. Register here >>

Please join the group to discuss the new Alewife Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Control Plan.

The second public CSO planning meeting is expected to be Dec. 15 (to be confirmed) and group members are excited to strategize about it with you.

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Arlington on Tap campaign makes progress

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The following was submitted by Amy Speare of Zero Waste Arlington, an advocacy and education-focused group, working at both the local and state levels to effect change and reduce waste. 

Arlington on Tap was initiated by Zero Waste Arlington (ZWA) to support the town’s new retail ban on single-use plastic bottled water, promote Arlington’s high-quality tap water and build a network of refill stations.

Since its launch last May, Arlington on Tap has been responsive to community feedback and the campaign has accomplished the following milestones:

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