The City of Chicopee Water Pollution Control System is regulated by the EPA's NPDES Program. The NPDES Permit held by the City went into effect on 2/1/2022. This permit requires that information on unauthorized discharges be posted to a publicly available website where it shall remain for a minimum of 12 months.
Incident 1- 4/16/2022
Location and Description of Discharge: CSO Outfall 003- Connecticut River- Across the street from House #3 Syrek Street
Estimated volume: Unknown volume. Pipe was flowing approx 8" width by 0.5" depth
Start Date & Time:4/16/2022 6:30AM
Duration: 75 minutes
Ongoing?: Not ongoing. Pipe was cleared at 7:45AM and discharge ceased.
Incident 2- 4/27/2022
Location and Description of Discharge: CSO Outfall 007- Connecticut River- End of Jones Ferry Road
Estimated volume: 1000 gallons
Start Date & Time: 4/27/2022 12:42PM
Duration: 8 minutes
Ongoing?: Not ongoing
Incident 3- 9/22/22
Location and Description of Discharge: Chicopee WPCF 80 Medina Street