Bypass work nearly complete on “catastrophic” Nantucket sewer-main break

Bypass work nearly complete on “catastrophic” Nantucket sewer-main break

Joshua Balling | The Inquirer and Mirror

Construction crews working on the “catastrophic” sewer-line failure that has since Thursday night has dumped nearly three million gallons of raw sewage into Nantucket Harbor were able to successfully bypass the failed area Sunday night and connect to functioning sewer lines, town officials said Monday morning.

“The crews continued to test this connection and monitored it throughout the evening to ensure its durability. The crew needs to solve one more connection to the Sea Street Pump Station before making the final cutover,” according to the town’s latest press release…(Read the full story)

 

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