Lightening The Load

Lancaster is helping the Chesapeake Bay by using green infrastructure to efficiently reduce the load on its combined sewer system and eliminate CSOs.
Lightening The Load
From Left: Capital Improvement Program Manager Matthew Metzler, Mayor Rick Gray, Director of Public Works Charlotte Katzenmoyer, and Environmental Planner Karl Graybill pose in front of Lancaster’s City Hall.

Lancaster, Pa., sits on the Conestoga River in the southeast corner of the state, some 60 miles west of Philadelphia. The Conestoga is a tributary of the Susquehanna, the largest river emptying into Chesapeake Bay. Lancaster contributes about 1 billion gallons annually to this...

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