Inside EPA - 10/18/2019

EPA, States, Utilities Grappling With Next Steps For CSO Communities

October 11, 2019
EPA, states and wastewater utilities are grappling with how regulators should respond to the emerging issue of communities with combined sewer overflows (CSOs) that have completed all the steps outlined in a Clean Water Act (CWA) plan to reduce CSOs yet still are unable to meet water quality standards. The agency has been holding separate discussions with wastewater utilities and with states about the issue for several months and is now preparing to meet jointly with both groups next week,...

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