Eliminating Raw Sewage Into The Grand River

stormwater flowing from pipe

After nearly three decades and $400 million later, the combined sanitary sewer system in Grand Rapids was officially separated, eliminating raw sewage into the Grand River. The history behind this achievement was that in 1969, 12.6 billion gallons of untreated sewage flowed into the Grand River as a result of how the city’s sewer system […]