Making Democracy Work

Water Quality

Water Quality (Consensus 1980, 1995)

LWV of Falmouth Supports:

  • Watershed protection through both outright purchase and easements
  • Minimum lot size of two acres in watershed areas
  • Ban on toxic septic system cleaners
  • Public education on use of fertilizers/pesticides/septic system cleaners
  • All efforts to speedily and completely contain and clean up the contamination plumes emanating from the Mass. Military Reservation and from other sources
  • All efforts to protect groundwater quality and quantity, including maintenance of the natural environment and open space as a means of protecting the groundwater supply
  • Efforts to upgrade and maintain Falmouth's water supply system
  • Equitable water rates, long-range planning and public education on water issues.exists.