Tag Archive for Lynn Water Sewer Commission

Water Restrictions Now Mandatory

10.7.16 From the Lynn Water and Sewer Commission – BE PLEASE ADVISED: The water restriction has been elevated to MANDATORY Status. What does this mean? The sustained pattern of dry weather has put the Greater Boston area into very extreme drought conditions. As a result, Lynn’s reservoir system has been reduced to below 45% of…

Lynn Water & Sewer Releases Voluntary Water Restrictions

8.26.16 As if it needed to be said, we’re in a serious drought. The notice says, “…the reservoir system that serves as the City of Lynn’s drinking water supply has been reduced to below 56% of its maximum capacity.” Editor’s note: This is one of many documents I receive at LynnHappens or find circulating on social…

Lynn Water & Sewer Commission 1-5-15

Video of monthly meeting

Following last month’s public hearing at City Hall and lots of testimony from flood-weary West Lynn residents (link to video) – it was decided it would be a good idea to check out a regular monthly meeting over at 400 Parkland Avenue. The Commission usually meets on the second Monday each month.

 

 

Lynn Water Sewer Commission Public Hearing 12-15-14

The Lynn Water Sewer Commission held a public hearing at City Hall Monday, December 15th to allow CH2M Hill, Inc. present a plan to reduce rainwater and sewage overflows into the ocean. West Lynners are hoping it will alleviate flooding and sewage on their streets and in their basements, and the city is also required…

Public Hearing on Combined Sewer Overflows Monday

Below this letter sent to area residents are photos shared by Ward 6 Councilor Peter Capano of flooded West Lynn streets taken just last night. Opinions on doing the work to separate sewer and storm drains vary. However, the EPA requires it. Feel free to share your opinion below or send a long-form letter to…