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Tag: MASSTC

Teacher-in-Residence Program comes to MASSTC

The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network’s Teacher-in-Residence Program pairs Pre-K–12 teachers with STEM-rich organizations across the region to explore STEM beyond the classroom. Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC) […]

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Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center’s Impactful (Sometimes Surprising) Initiatives in Wastewater

Scaling Natural Dye Farming Systems Using Wastewater The Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, operated by Barnstable County’s Department of Health and Environment, is a pioneer in wastewater research. Since […]

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Wastewater Division Director Discusses County Wastewater Initiatives on Sunday Journal

April is National County Government Month, and Barnstable County is using it to highlight local efforts to protect the region’s water resources. County Senior Environmental Specialist Brian Baumgaertel joins Sunday […]

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Wastewater’s Impacts On Natural Dye Plant Growth & Color

What if wastewater wasn’t waste at all? What if the valuable nutrients excreted from our bodies could be captured and recycled for useful means? Out at Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic […]

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WCAI: Managing Wastewater – Practices and Technologies to Keep our Bays, Estuaries, and Aquifers Clean

July 13, 2021 | WCAI’s The Point host Mindy Todd interviews Brian Baumgaertel, Senior Environmental Specialist with the Barnstable County Department of Health and Environment, Director of the Massachusetts Alternative Septic […]

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Experimental Solutions to Reduce Nitrogen Pollution on Cape Cod

Article from The Nature Conservancy June 10, 2022 | The New England way of life depends on our water quality. Everything from our drinking water and food to recreation and […]

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From the Cape Cod Times: Marstons Mills homes test nitrogen-removing septic wastewater system

June 3, 2022 | This article from the front page of the Cape Cod Times discusses an ongoing project involving the installation of fourteen KleanTu nitROE innovative/alternative nitrogen-removing septic systems […]

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