Eelgrass provides food and shelter for many types of small fish, crabs and shrimp, which in turn attract larger predators. Photo courtesy Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program

Eelgrass provides food and shelter for many types of small fish, crabs and shrimp, which in turn attract larger predators. Photo courtesy Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program

On Monday, December 9, the Warwick City Council voted to authorize the City to borrow $56 million to extend sewer lines, upgrade the Warwick wastewater treatment plant, and construct a protective berm to protect the plant from flooding.

The upgrades will help reduce the amount of nitrogen, bacteria and other harmful waste products into Narragansett Bay.

 

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