Monday, February 12, 2018

Capital Region Water: Draft City Beautiful H2O Program Plan Available For Comment

Capital Region Water in Harrisburg announced Monday a draft City Beautiful H20 Program Plan outlining a plan to reduce combined sewer system overflows and pollution from stormwater runoff is now available for public comment.
As mandated by a federal consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Department of Environmental Protection, Capital Region Water has developed a long-range plan to restore aging infrastructure and improve the health of local waterways.
The Draft City Beautiful H2O Program Plan outlines $315 million in projects to be constructed over the next 20 years including $214 million toward the rehabilitation and replacement of aging infrastructure and $101 million toward projects to reduce combined sewer overflows and other water pollution challenges.
Coupled with the Community Greening Plan-- Capital Region Water’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure Plan--  City Beautiful H2O will provide a framework and implementation guide for addressing wet weather and outdated infrastructure issues.
Public Meetings
Three public meetings will be held on the plan--
-- February 15: Sylvan Heights Science Charter School, 915 South 13th Street, Harrisburg. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Click Here to RSVP;
-- February 21: Lincoln School, 1601 State Street, Harrisburg. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Click Here to RSVP; and
--March 1: YMCA Camp Curtin, 2135 North 6th Street, Harrisburg. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Click Here to RSVP.
Capital Region Water will be accepting comments between February 12 and March 12.  Click Here to offer feedback.
Click Here for a copy of the draft Plan.  A hard copy of the plan is available for review at Capital Region Water’s Customer Service Center located at 100 Pine Drive and its Administrative Office located at 212 Locust Street in Harrisburg.
For all the details, visit the Capital Region Water City Beautiful H20 webpage.

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