The Board of Directors is very excited about 2024. It will be the most productive year in our brief 4 year history. So much has happened since our Incorporation in December 2019. We now have over 300 email subscribers. The Town of Bourne is listening to what we have to say. We have a voice on the Bourne Wastewater Advisory Committee. The Pocasset Water Qualify Coalition (PWQC) has been recognized by many other like minded groups on and around Cape…
The Pocasset Water Quality Coalition has been awarded a $37,655 grant through a
program under the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Southeast New England
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Important news regarding new Massachusetts Title V Regulations as reported by the Boston Globe. Reprinted by permission.
From July 9, 2023 Bourne Enterprise – Used with permission The Pocasset Water Quality Coalition has offered to install rain gardens as green infrastructure in the group’s ongoing efforts to assist in cleaning up the town’s waterways. The rain gardens would be constructed on town property and upon completion will be gifted to the town by the coalition. The offer to build on town property was approved by the Bourne Select Board during its meeting onTuesday, June 6. Coalition President…
PWQC Annual Meeting Saturday AUGUST 19 @ 10AM PHIA Building 100 Circuit Avenue. Speakers and the agenda will be named and provided in future emails. The updated Massachusetts Department of Environmental Portections Title V regulations are due to be released by the end of June 2023. These regulations will apply to Cape Cod and possibly some south coast communities. These regulations will have a significant impact on all of us in Pocasset. PWQC will be continually updating everyone thru email and on…
The Pocasset Water Quality Coalition has collaborated with other Cape Cod groups concerned about our water. We have placed this ad in the January 29 Boston Sunday Globe (click link below to see our ad). This ad makes a statement to Massachusetts State Officials that the Department of Environmental Protection needs to update Title V septic regulations for Cape Cod Immediately!!! https://acrobat.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:af02e1d7-8ff9-347a-9fb7-bcb6c6c7eefc
These regulations are the first update to Title V since the 1990s. Since the last update new innovative alternative (I/A) technology has been developed reducing the amount of nitrogen septic systems leave in the ground. Nitrogen reduction is the key to improving our water quality.
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The proposed new DEP Title V regulations for Cape Cod need your help! These regulation changes are 20 to 30 years overdue. Nitrogen is ruining our saltwater! Click here to learn more!
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