Tag Archives: wastewater treatment plant

Fuel cells to help power plant

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s wastewater treatment plant has a new, green way to get its electricity. Officials unveiled three fuel cells during a ceremony Oct. 18 at the borough-owned plant…

Borough settles with EPA over compliance issue

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses voted Tuesday to sign a consent decree agreeing to comply with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards for mercury emissions at its wastewater…

Borough develops plan to meet consent order

NAUGATUCK — The Board of Mayor and Burgesses last week unveiled a three-year plan officials worked out with the Environmental Protection Agency to bring the wastewater treatment plant into compliance…

Selectmen hear another option for plant

BEACON FALLS — The town’s ongoing discussions on how to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant continued this week with a new method laid out for officials. Engineer David Prickett, of…

Surplus funds could equate to plant improvements

BEACON FALLS — Officials are eyeing money in the ample general fund balance to make upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant. The Board of Selectmen approved a motion during a…

Fuel cells to power plant

NAUGATUCK — The borough’s wastewater treatment plant will soon get its energy from a green source. The Board of Mayors and Burgesses last week unanimously approved an easement to allow…

Consultant presents alternative plan for plant

BEACON FALLS — The town’s wastewater treatment plant is in need of major and expensive upgrades, but officials could opt for an alternative plan. The town has deferred making significant…

Officials OK bond for upgrades at plant

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Mayor and Burgesses and Finance last week approved bonding $8.5 million to make upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant. Naugatuck is mandated by the…

Borough stays with Veolia for upgrade

NAUGATUCK — The borough is looking at a higher than expected cost for mandatory upgrades at the wastewater treatment plant. The borough reached a settlement with Veolia North America, the…

Study to explore regionalizing plants

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments is hoping a new study will help Valley towns save money when it comes to treating wastewater. The NVCOG received a $1.35 million state…