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CHARLESTOWN â The Wastewater Management Commission is taking steps to update the townâs wastewater ordinance (210) to bring technical references in line with current industry standards and the Department of Environmental Managementâs (DEM) terminology. The original ordinance was adopted in 1994.
âWhole paragraphs have been rendered obsolete by the progress of time and changes in DEM regulations,â said Commission Chair Thomas Ferrio.
Wastewater Manager/Environmental Scientist Matthew Dowling said that the original ordinance had been assembled from two documents, creating red