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Climate Adaptation Challenges for Boston’s Water and Sewer Systems

John Sullivan, Boston Water and Sewer
Tuesday, June 17 @ 1:50pm


Boston Water and Sewer Commission is completing a 25 year Wastewater Facilities Plan which includes Climate Adaptation Planning. This presentation will highlight results of the study including possible future flooding potential due to increasing rainfall intensities and sea level rise and their impacts on delivering wastewater and drainage services within the City. Ongoing and planned future data collection needs, and possible new design criteria will be discussed.