CSO Solutions

The City is working to ensure that the CSO solutions (Control Projects) outlined in the Long Term Control Plan are constructed and operational by October 2027, in accordance with the Consent Order between the City and the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality. Specific CSO Program goals are:

Goal 1: Regulatory Compliance

Meet specific regulatory requirements as identified by the Environmental Protection Agency and Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.

  • Complete implementation of CSO solutions within schedule identified.
  • Reduce pollutant discharge to the Missouri River and Papillion Creek.

Goal 2: Economic Affordability

Minimize cost impact to ratepayers by completing CSO solutions within or under budget.

Goal 3: Community Acceptance

Maintain continuous public dialogue, provide information and pursue opportunities for multiple benefits in CSO solutions.

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