CROMWELL — Early May 2019 — that’s the looming deadline for the switch to be flipped, effectively ending Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District’s business with the town of Syracuse. TCRSD chatted details during the regular monthly meeting held Monday evening, April 15.
Although the district has seen great progress with the on-site clarifier tank addition, not every part of this reversal project has been smooth sailing. One portion of work requires passage (by bore) under a CSX railway. “CSX was playing games with us,” said board president Jim Boone. Despite the delays, the board feels work will be completed on time, although a bit last-minute.
District superintendent Timothy Woodward reviewed receipts and repairs with the board, noting all bills from Syracuse had been recalculated and turned in for payment. Outside of the Syracuse business, Woodward added a system flush to the calendar for April 23 due to rusty water complaints and brought discussion of a new grinder station to the table.
District resident Paul Erst spoke with Woodward about his sewer, installed in 2000, and the two discussed the possibility of the district taking ownership of it. Woodward noted the 3” line at Erst’s property is more than capable of handling multiple sewers, and recommended the board look into developing the area into a grinder station.
The next meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the Cromwell office.