May 3, 2017
On April 19, the Village of New Boston made the public aware of a sewer on Stanton Avenue that was allowing raw sewage to discharge to the Ohio River. The Village worked with regulatory agencies, a funding agency, our engineer, and a local contractor to design, fund, and construct a new sewer.
As of 5:45 PM on May 2, raw sewage that was discharged without treatment is now directed to the West Avenue pumping station. The Village is no longer discharging raw sewage to the Ohio River during dry weather.
Sewage from approximately 29 buildings, including commercial, retail, and industrial properties and apartment buildings, is now being fully treated in Portsmouth.
The Village appreciates the cooperation from all parties involved and from area citizens. Thank you for your patience as we resolved this issue. Any questions should be directed to Steve Hamilton, Village Administrator (740) 456-4106.