Published in Water & Wastes Digest: Analyzing Combined Sewer Overflows

October 17, 2019 Nick Anderson

Real-time data to benefit CSO reporting in the city of Somerville, Massachusetts


As the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program, created in 1972 by the Clean Water Act, continues to evolve, municipalities are as well. Keeping up is no longer the goal, it has to be reality. This guest column shows how predictive analytics – based in historic data – can better position municipalities when it comes to these increased near real-time reporting requirements.

Read full article in Water & Wastes Digest.

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Nick Anderson

As a chief civil networks engineer in our water practice, Nick Anderson's primary responsibility is to ensure the technical excellence and quality delivery of engineering planning and hydraulic modeling projects across North America.

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