WARWICK, RI — Within a few hours of the Warwick Sewer Authority’s smoke test of sewer lines along Cedar Swamp Road, Executive Director Janine Burke-Wells had a few answers about the cause of complaints of hydrogen sulfide odors.
WARWICK, RI — The mystery cause of odors from sewer lines along Cedar Swamp Road, a long-time source of area residents’ complaints, may soon be uncovered as the Warwick Sewer Authority (WSA) conducts a “smoke test” of the system there.
Warwick’s City Centre Master Plan spells out a grand future for the 96 acres making up the Warwick Station Development District, and the City Council’s Oct. 17 unanimous approval of tax breaks for would-be developers within the Intermodal District located inside it is aimed at speeding that destiny along.
Tonight the Warwick City Council will consider removing the Board of Public Safety’s ability to impose traffic regulations, reserving that for the City Council, and discuss requiring the Warwick Sewer Authority to hire project managers for all current and future sewer projects during their 7 p.m. meeting in Council Chambers at Warwick City Hall., 3275 Post Road.
The New England Wastewater Association, Inc. (NEWEA) has honored two staffers at the Warwick Sewer Authority for their contributions to wastewater education and management, while a third has won recognition for 25 years of service from the Water Environment Federation.