Tag: Combined Sewer Overflows

Wet Weather System Overview

Ever wonder what happens after you flush? The City of Springfield has a sanitary sewer system, consisting of pipes and treatment facilities to transport and treat wastewater. Wastewater is the used water that goes down toilets, sinks, and drains. Parts of the City are...
CSO Factsheet

CSO Factsheet

What are CSOs? Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) are discharges of wastewater and stormwater from the combined sewer system that serves much of Springfield. Sewer overflows can occur at various discharge points along waterways when volume temporarily exceeds pipe...