Behind the Scenes at the Springfield Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility

SPRINGFIELD — “Through wind, sleet, and snow, the sewage must flow.” Those are the words of Mickey Nowak, project manager at the Springfield Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility at Bondi’s Island.  Nowak is in charge of a facility that sees 35 million gallons of wastewater pass through each day, with every drop going through an involved process of physical, biological and chemical treatment to make it safe to be sent into the Connecticut River. The Springfield Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility treats wastewater from the households, businesses and industries within Springfield and surrounding member communities including Agawam, East Longmeadow, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Wilbraham, West Springfield and a small section of Chicopee.

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Source: Mass Live

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