FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2020
NEW BRITAIN – Mayor Erin Stewart announced today, a sewer testing notice to City of New Britain residents. Over the past few weeks, Comprehensive Environmental Inc. (CEI) has been doing house inspections in select areas of the City as part of an ongoing sewer study. The next phase of the study involves the use of non-toxic smoke testing for the purpose of locating sources of storm water inflow to the sanitary sewer system. The study will attempt to locate direct and indirect connections from sources like catch basins, roof drains, broken sewer pipes, etc. The smoke testing will be done by Martinez Couch & Associates with a CEI representative assisting the team. The testing will take place on Thursday, October 22nd, 2020.