A number of CSO regulator projects are planned for 2017-2018. These regulator projects involve the design and construction of improvements to reduce the frequency, duration and volume of any wet weather overflows pursuant to our Long-Term Control Plan. Click the Project Links for more information on these projects.
CWF 2016-02 CLOSURE OF REGULATORS 012 & 020 –Canner Street, Nicoll Street, Mitchell Drive, Quinnipiac Avenue – New Haven, CT
CWF 2016-03 WEST RIVER CSO IMPROVEMENT PROJECT – Orange Avenue, Ella Grasso Boulevard, Whalley Avenue – New Haven, CT
CWF 2016-05 IMPROVEMENTS TO REGULATORS 034 & 025 – Water Street at State Street & Temple Street at George Street – New Haven, CT
What do CSO Regulators Do?
Several large capacity combined sewers (meaning sewage and stormwater runoff are collected and conveyed in the same pipes) located in the City of New Haven that convey flow to the ESWPAF for treatment are equipped with CSO regulators. These CSO regulators direct flow to the ESWPAF, but excess wet weather flow must periodically be diverted to nearby rivers and the Long Island Sound.
As part of our asset management program and to continue to provide reliable and cost-effective wastewater transmission services, the work at the Humphrey and Mitchell Pump Stations will include a total renovation of these aging pump stations located in New Haven.
For more information on the benefits, impacts, timing and coordination please click on the Construction Notification link.
As part of the implementation of the City of New Haven’s Long Term Control Plan, many green infrastructure (GI) projects are being constructed in rights-of-way on City streets, sidewalks, and on other municipal properties. GI uses vegetation, soils, and other elements and practices to restore some of the natural processes required to manage water and create healthier urban environments. This helps eliminate stormwater runoff from entering the sewer system. In addition to water quality benefits, GI also beautifies City streets and neighborhoods while improving air quality.
Click this Green Infrastructure Project Map link to view locations where GI infrastructure projects are being implemented and this Green Infrastructure Projects link to find out when.
Look for THIS SIGN to be placed at the site locations several days before construction begins.