HARTFORD'S OVERFLOW ALARM PROGRAM: CSO Monitoring System Leads Design Team for Long Term CSO Control The Metropolitan District – Hartford, Connecticut
Hartford's 100-year-old sewer collection system originally consisted of more than 150 combined sewer overflows (CSOs). CSOs release excess storm flows from trunk sewers to local watercourses when water levels threaten to flood basements. The Metropolitan District has implemented numerous measures to protect the Connecticut River and local watercourses from overflows, including sewer separation projects to remove sewerage flow from stormwater outfalls. In addition, flow monitoring during the past 10 years has resulted in the permanent closure of half of Hartford's CSOs in order to increase the volume of treated combined flows. Recently, the District established automation for monitoring and evaluation of the collection system through Hartford's overflow alarm program. This program provides continuous, real-time collection system assessment to avoid inadvertent system overflows. Analysis of system data will identify CSO discharges that will lead to further reductions in unwanted CSO discharges to state waters.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2003-01-01
More about this publication?
- Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is an archive of papers published in the proceedings of the annual Water Environment Federation® Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC® ) and specialty conferences held since the year 2000. These proceedings are not peer reviewed. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation includes access to most papers presented at the annual WEF Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) and other conferences held since 2000. Subscription access begins 12 months after the event and is valid for 12 months from month of purchase. A subscription to the Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation is included in Water Environment Federation (WEF) membership.
WEF Members: Sign in (right panel) with your IngentaConnect user name and password to receive complimentary access. Access begins 12 months after the conference or event
- Subscribe to this Title
- Membership Information
- About WEF Proceedings
- WEFTEC Conference Information
- Learn about the many other WEF member benefits and join today
- Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites