by Matthew Rice The melting snow, rain and freshly fallen snow provided trouble for more than motorists and residents tired of shoveling Monday as the waste water treatment plant experienced an overflow condition in the early morning hours. A combination of runoff from the melt and more than an inch of rainfall combined with the […]
The village of Granville faces potential fines of up to $150,000 following what state environmental conservation officials are saying is a much larger release of partially treated wastewater into the Mettowee River.
Failed pump leads to Mettowee River discharge A failed pump and the actions taken to compensate for that failure led to the discharge of an estimated 25,000 gallons of incompletely treated water into the Mettowee River from the Granville village wastewater treatment plant on July 28.
Engineers explained to the Granville Village Board Thursday night a tentative plan to filter the existing water system would likely not work due to the condition of the systems aged pumps and low water pressure.