NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Tom Damm, Communications Coordinator for the Water Protection Division: With a ...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCES Chesapeake Bay Cleanup Tom Damm, Communications Coordinator for the Water Protection Division: With a labyrinth of the most advanced wastewater treatment infrastructure glistening and churning in the background, a cadre of the region’s top environmental officials had an announcement to make this week. Wastewater treatment plants in the Chesapeake Bay watershed together were effectively meeting their 2025 pollution limits 10 years ahead of schedule.The announcement was made at the giant Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant in Washington, D.C. – the largest such plant not only in the watershed, but in the world. Among the audience members were employees at the plant in their hardhats and bright green DC Water shirts, who, on behalf of their colleagues around the watershed, earned praise from the podium and applause from the crowd.  Learn More. https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/steep-cuts-wastewater-pollution-leading-way-chesapeake-bay-restoration-sector-meeting   This announcement will also be linked on the 2016 Actions and Activities Page of the Sustainable Water Resources Site at https://sites.google.com/site/sustainablewaterresources/   Tim Smith Sustainable Water Resources Coordinator Government Web Site, http://acwi.gov/ Sustainable Water Resources Site, https://sites.google.com/site/sustainablewaterresources/