Pollutants from things we rinse down the sink or flush down the toilet don’t recognize boundaries. They don’t stop at town lines. They just go with the flow. One town’s nitrogen or phosphorus or PFAS trouble is often a neighboring town’s nitrogen or phosphorus or PFAS trouble, too.
That’s why Sandwich’s plan to take a regional approach in dealing with its wastewater makes such good sense. Why not seek a regional solution for a regional problem?