Truro to talk water on Aug. 13

Town's Water Resources Oversight Committee to host a then and now look at wastewater

The Town of Truro will be talking water on Thursday, August 13 at 4:30 p.m. at the Truro Public Library. The town's Water Resources Oversight Committee will present "Wastewater in Truro: A Brief History and a Look Forward.

There will be two speakers, Geologist Robert Almy of the environmental/infrastructure consulting firm Weston & Sampson and Peter Romanelli, Water Resources Oversight Committee member and representative from the town's conservation committee.

According to a notice from the town, the presentation will include an understanding of Truro's water resources, an overview of potential treats to the town's groundwater and a review of what is being done to protect water quality. The presenters will also address options for the future.

The town's Water Resources Oversigh Committee is a seven-person committee, appointed by the Truro Board of Selectmen. The committee, which was established in 2010, is charged with overseeing the management of the town's drinking water and wastewater. Truro's drinking water is provided by private wells and the Provincetown water system, according to the Truro town website.

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