Ice Jam Emergency Outfall Information

The City of Ithaca will hold a public meeting at the beginning of the Monday, December 11, 2023, Sustainability and Climate Justice Commission Meeting at 5 pm.  This meeting is required by the DEC for the city to obtain a permit to discharge treated wastewater effluent into Fall and Cascadilla Creek for the sole purpose of melting ice jams. Below please find the relevant Public Meeting Notice, Fact Sheet, and Engineering Report. This meeting will run for about 1 hour and will consist of a 10–15-minute presentation, followed by Q&A.