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The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, October 16, 2007.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sewage disposal -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Combined sewer overflows -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Runoff -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .P8968 2007e
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17057067M
    ISBN 100160813719
    ISBN 109780160813719
    LC Control Number2008377950

    --US Representative Timothy H. Bishop, The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act Hearing before the subcommittee of Water Resources and Environment of the Committee of Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, Washington DC (10/16/).   Portland seeks to resolve EPA fines, sewer overflows. The city faces a penalty of as much as $, as well as millions of dollars for improvements to its aging system of sanitary sewage .

    In , the state enacted the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act, which orders municipalities to disclose through various means potential contamination from sewage overflows. While the act was. This problem would be fixed by the Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act of , introduced by Congressman Timothy Bishop (D-NY) and Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ). This legislation would amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure that sewage treatment plants monitor for and report discharges of raw sewage.

    Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) CSOs may discharge untreated sewage when it rains-find out if you live, or recreate in a CSO community and learn about CSOs. Historical Sewage Discharge Data. Historical sewage discharge data is retrieved from NY-Alert in batches and can be viewed in an Excel spreadsheet called Sewage Discharge Reports. This.   Via American Rivers. Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right to Know Act. When it comes to sewage pollution, what you don’t know can hurt you. Every year, more than billion gallons of raw or partially-treated sewage is dumped into the waters where we fish, swim and play.


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The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Download PDF EPUB FB2

H.R. (th). To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure that sewage treatment plants monitor for and report discharges of raw sewage, and for other purposes.

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To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to ensure that sewage treatment plants monitor The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act book and report discharges of raw sewage, and for other purposes.

Short title. This Act may be cited as the Sewage Overflow Right-to-Know Act. Findings. Congress finds that— (1). Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right to Know Act (HR ) This bill is directed at preventing the sickness from waterborne illnesses that millions of Americans experience after coming into contact with water contaminated by sewer overflows.

The bill mandates public notification of sewer overflows discharging waste into local waterways. Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act Passes House. Posted: 07/03/ by Thomas O'Keefe.

On June 23rd, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act (H.R. Currently there is no federal law requiring sewage operators to monitor for sewage releases or notify the public.

Sewage Right to Know Law. In the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Law was passed in the New York State Senate and Assembly and was signed into law.

This law gives the public the right to know when raw or partially treated sewage is discharged into New York waters, allowing the public to avoid unnecessary exposure to dangerous sewage pollution.

Combined sewers carry a combination of raw sewage and stormwater runoff. This picture of a sanitary sewage overflow illustrates a common problem concerning sewage overflows that occur in urban areas.

This overflow happened in Sept. during historic flooding in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The Bill, S. – Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act, was modeled after the New York law. The Senate Bill was not taken up for a floor discussion or voted on, and expired at the end of the Congressional term in January Shown Here: Passed House amended (06/23/) Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to require owners or operators of publicly owned treatment works to: (1) institute monitoring systems to provide timely alerts of sewer overflows; (2) notify the public, not later than 24 hours after receiving.

Occasionally, sanitary sewers will release raw sewage. These types of releases are called sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs). SSOs can contaminate our waters, causing serious water quality problems, and back-up into homes, causing property damage and threatening public health. The Raw Sewage Overflow Community Right-to-Know Act, introduced in May, would require publicly owned sewage treatment facilities to notify residents and public health authorities within 24 hours of an overflow, among other reporting requirements.

raw sewage bypass and overflow event reporting form "mwwssb's standardized reporting form" appendix e glossary. appendix f common contact numbers appendix g sewer spill estimating file k:\engincer\ssorp 09 27 i 0 revision 0.

authority sanitary sewer overlfow response plan. More about Sewage Pollution Right to Know: How You Can Help Prevent Sewage Overflows - Things you can do to help prevent Sewage Overflows.; POSS Technical Guidance - This page is a resource for O&M materials for POSSs, as well as documents on how to register to use NY-Alert to report sewage releases.; Sewage Discharge Notifications - Recent sewage spill notifications reported through NY-Alert.

human sewage, including E. coli, Cryptosporidium, and a Norwalk-like virus (CDC ). Health professionals suspect that the actual number of outbreaks resulting from open-water swimming is many times this number, but most cases go unreported.

Drinking from a contaminated community water supply. June,   Environmental Advocates released a report last year on sewage overflows in the state based on data reported under the Sewage Pollution Right to Know Act of   A single storm triggered a release into Lake Erie from Detroit, Michigan, of more than 44 million gallons of raw sewage from sanitary sewers.

At the time, raw sewage was released into the city’s rivers 50 to 60 times a year when the combined sewers that hold rainwater and sewage overflowed.

As with other cities throughout the Northeast and Great Lakes region, Milwaukee’s original sewers were constructed to carry rainwater and sewage, and still do. This week, the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee held a hearing on the importance of public notification of sewer overflows, such as those provided in the Raw Sewage Overflow Community.

"People go nuts about the release announcements," said Thorne, noting that on Thursday a Facebook post about an overflow of sewage and storm water was.

Preventing sewer overflows is a national enforcement priority for EPA. EPA's compliance goal is to eliminate sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs) from municipal collection systems and to ensure that wastewater is being conveyed to treatment plants in accordance with the requirements of the Clean Water Act.