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Commission, DEM agree on construction schedule for sewer-overflow tunnel

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Bay Commission has reached an agreement with the R.I. Department of Environmental Management to start construction of a tunnel under...
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Emily Fields, a biological sciences student at the University of Rhode Island, conducts sampling of macroalgae along Narragansett Bay. Through higher sewer rates, many homes and businesses in northern Rhode Island have been paying for a nearly $1.4 billion tunnel project by the Narragansett Bay Commission to prevent dirty wastewater from overflowing into the bay./PBN FILE PHOTO

Price of cleaner bay? Rising sewer bills

If they already haven’t realized it, households and businesses in Greater Providence are paying much of the cost of keeping Narragansett Bay clean. To comply...

NBC rates grow, yield good outcome

Now on the third and final phase of the nearly $1.4 billion Combined Sewer Overflow project, the Narragansett Bay Commission has continued to increase...
THEN-GOV. Lincoln Chafee toured the second phase tunnel several years ago of the Narragansett Bay Commission's $1 billion-plus Combined Sewer Overflow project. The second phase was completed in 2014. The commission is now in the design stage of the third phase of the tunnel. / COURTESY OF THE NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION

Narragansett Bay Commission gets approval to raise sewer rates

WARWICK – Sewer bills in many places in the Greater Providence area will increase slightly starting Jan. 1 after state regulators approved a package...

Five Questions With Jeffrey Diehl

Jeffrey Diehl | CEO, Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank 1. How is the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank funded? The bank, a quasi-public corporation, does not...

Narragansett Bay Commission names Horridge as new executive director

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Bay Commission has named Laurie Horridge, a lawyer and veteran officer of the commission, to lead the agency as its...

Narragansett Bay Commission Appoints Laurie Horridge, Esq. as New Executive Director

The Board of Commissioners of the Narragansett Bay Commission has named Laurie Horridge, Esq. as Executive Director. Horridge will take over operations of the...
RHODE ISLAND'S Wastewater Operations Challenge team, Ocean State Alliance, placed first in two of five categories at the national Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference competition in New Orleans. Above, are Narragansett Bay Commission environmental chemist Kim Sandbach; NBC Process Monitor Ed Davies, team captain; Peter Rojas of the Cranston Wastewater Treatment Facility; and NBC Maintenance Supervisor Ryan Patnode. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION/MICHAEL SPRING

R.I. wastewater-operations team among best in national competition

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s Wastewater Operations Challenge team competing in national competition at the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference won first place...
AWARD-WINNING WORK: Staff members from two Narragansett Bay Commission facilities hold awards they received for performance. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION

Narragansett Bay Commission

BEST PLACES TO WORK 2018 8. LARGE COMPANIES | Narragansett Bay Commission Employees in R.I.: 254 Executive Director Raymond J. Marshall Questions answered by: Raymond J. Marshall What three...
RHODE ISLAND'S Ocean State Alliance Team earned a first place finish for the fourth consecutive year in the New England Water Environment Association’s annual Operations Challenge. / COURTESY NARRAGANSETT BAY COMMISSION

R.I. team wins regional ‘Wastewater Olympics’

NEWPORT – Rhode Island’s wastewater operations challenge team “Ocean State Alliance” earned first place overall for the fourth consecutive year in the New England Water...

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