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Regulation 314 CMR 16.00: Notification Requirements to Promote Public Awareness of Sewage Pollution

This regulation establishes requirements and procedures for notifying the public of discharges of certain types of untreated or partially treated wastewater, including discharges that fall into the categories of combined sewer overflows (CSOs), sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs), and blended wastewater.

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Current Regulations

These regulations, 314 CMR 16.00, were promulgated on January 7, 2022, and corrections to the regulations were published and effective on January 21, 2022. Please see an unofficial version of the regulation as corrected.

Additional documents related to the regulations are provided below.

Frequently Asked Questions on 314 CMR 16.00: Notification Requirements to Promote Public Awareness of Sewage Pollution

Response to Public Comments on Draft Regulations

Instructions and Notification Plan Forms:

Instructions: Combined Sewer Overflow Public Notification Plan (PDF)

Combined Sewer Overflow Notification Plan (Word)

Combined Sewer Overflow Notification Plan (Fillable PDF)

Instructions: Sanitary Sewer Overflow Public Notification Plan (PDF)

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Public Notification Plan (Word)

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Public Notification Plan (Fillable PDF)

 

Development of the Sewage Notification Regulations

Resources for the Sewage Notifications Regulations

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