Collaborative Efforts to Address Harrisburg’s Combined Sewer Overflows: Part 2

Why This is Not an Easy Issue to Overcome Just like most environmental problems, Harrisburg’s Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) system cannot be resolved simply. While many organizations in the region are doing their best to tackle this issue, as are entities representing the 860 other CSO communities across the country, the biggest obstacle in their […]

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Collaborative Efforts to Address Harrisburg’s Combined Sewer Overflows: Part 1

Harrisburg’s Combined Sewer Overflow System and its Consequences Nearly 60% of Harrisburg’s wastewater and stormwater control is through a combined sewer overflow (CSO) system, which is one of the oldest forms of sewer systems in the country. CSOs combine rainwater and wastewater during significant rain events, before treating it and releasing it into a nearby […]

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Susquehanna Stories – Millersville Students Kayak the River to Write about It

“Every time I take a class on this trip, one person falls in the river.” That was the line our Environmental Advocacy Writing professor, Dr. Justin Mando, said before our class went on the annual kayaking trip. As we drove to Shanks Mare Outfitters… As we picked our kayak partner… As I put my backpack […]

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