Does storm water get treated at the Wastewater Plant?
No, Billerica runs a sanitary sewer system, which means only houses, businesses and schools are connected to the collection system. Storm water goes down a different type of pipe and is sent back to either the Concord or Shawsheen rivers.

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1. What should I do for a sewer backup?
2. What is the homeowner's responsibility on a sewer overflow/blockage?
3. What do I do if I smell sewer gas in my house?
4. Should my sump pump be connected to the Town’s sewer system?
5. Does storm water get treated at the Wastewater Plant?
6. What is the difference between a sewer manhole cover and a stormwater cover?
7. How do I get my sewer service marked or located?
8. How much flow can the Town of Billerica Wastewater Treatment handle?