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Water refill station planning underway in Great Barrington

By Friday, Aug 31, 2018 Letters 19

To the editor:

This letter is to inform the general public of Great Barrington that we, the Environment Committee of the Berkshire Women’s Action Group, are now working on all the necessary components to establish new water refill stations in Great Barrington and Housatonic.

We are also compiling answers to questions people have about the stations and the GB on Tap program that will accompany the implementation of the bottle bylaw beginning May 1, 2019 — for example, the cost of the refill stations; how they’ll be paid for; where they’ll be located; and, of course, when. We’ll also describe how GB on Tap will work, and we’ll make known the merchants who choose to participate.

As detailed plans are developed with town officials and merchants, we will post updated information beginning in mid-October.

Marcia Arland, Jennifer Clark, Anni Crofut,  Wendy Kleinman and Marj Wexler

The writers are members of The Environment Committee of the Berkshire Women’s Action Group.