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Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center Construction History

On the web pages below are various pictures, events, and press releases detailing the efforts of the Buzzards Bay NEP to establish the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center at the OTIS Air National Guard Base on Cape Cod.


Press release 5/29/98: Firm hired to construct Septic System Test Center


Septic Test Center Groundbreaking held June 8th


July 9, 1998 Pictures of construction of the Alternative Septic System Test Center.


July 23, 1998 Pictures of construction of the Alternative Septic System Test Center.


July 30 and August 3, 1998 Pictures of construction of the Alternative Septic System Test Center.


90% complete: September Pictures of construction of the Alternative Septic System Test Center.


Test Center complete: October 28 Picture.


January 1999: The EcoRuck is installed.