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Local Health News 3 projects, 6 towns, a cleaner Buzzards Bay: $575K in grants will reduce pollution from wastewater

3 projects, 6 towns, a cleaner Buzzards Bay: $575K in grants will reduce pollution from wastewater

Coalition-sponsored projects have received over $575,000 in federal grant money to seek new ways to solve Buzzards Bay’s nitrogen pollution crisis in six different towns, from Mattapoisett to Falmouth. These projects were the top grants awarded by the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program with funding from the U.S. EPA’s Southeast New England Program. All three […]

2/2/16 at 12:07 pm     1285      , ,     The Buzzards Bay Coalition Blog
Staff in the Community Soil Absorption Could Be Breakthrough For Wastewater Treatment

Soil Absorption Could Be Breakthrough For Wastewater Treatment

data suggests that layered soil absorption septic systems could reduce nitrogen levels in residential wastewater by as much as 90 percent. With a layered soil absorption system, wastewater is directed into a leach field where it is absorbed and denitrified through a combination of loam, sand, and sawdust. On Thursday, January 21, George R. […]

1/26/16 at 9:57 am     1401      ,     The Falmouth Enterprise
Department News and Updates, Local Health News BCREPC to Participate in Falmouth Emergency Preparedness Event

BCREPC to Participate in Falmouth Emergency Preparedness Event

mber is National Preparedness Month and the Barnstable County Regional Emergency Planning Committee (BCREPC) is pleased to announce its participation in the Falmouth Family Emergency Preparedness and Fire Prevention Fair. Hosted by the Falmouth Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), the Fair—which is free of charge—will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. […]

9/9/15 at 4:06 pm     1147      , ,     CapeCod.com
Local Health News A New Jellyfish Is Back in Town

A New Jellyfish Is Back in Town

t reports of a stinging jellyfish in Waquoit Bay are not a surprise to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists, who have been following the reemergence of the species, Gonionemus vertens, in local waters. Commonly called a clinging jelly or a clinger by some scientists, the jellyfish is an invasive species hailing from the North Pacific, […]

7/22/15 at 11:34 am     1614      , ,     CapeNews.net
Staff in the Community Good cooking, free food and a blood pressure cuff

Good cooking, free food and a blood pressure cuff

ng blood pressure taken has never been so delicious — deliciously healthy, that is. The Falmouth Service Center on Gifford Street has a new program that aims to help people with high blood pressure and diabetes get healthy by offering weekly check-ins with a public health nurse, along with a sampling of a nutritious food cooked […]

6/8/15 at 5:03 pm     1251      ,     Cape Cod Times
Local Health News Construction of $46 Million Water Filtration Plant Underway in Falmouth

Construction of $46 Million Water Filtration Plant Underway in Falmouth

from Methuen Construction broke ground earlier this month on Falmouth’s new water filtration plant on Long Pond. The $46.5 million filtration system will pump eight million gallons of the 11 million gallons the town uses daily. It operates in conjunction with the town’s 100-year-old water facility at Long Pond.

6/1/15 at 2:24 pm     1229      ,     CapeCod.com