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Warm weather ripens salmonberries early this year

...king salmon and rhubarb this week. "We've had such a fabulous spring. It's unreal." Dry soil means there's more aeration, which is good for plants, said Patti Krosse, a forest ecologist for the Tongass National Forest. Salmonberries are one...
Recycle yard waste into valuable compost

...out plant material and wood. The browns help create air cushions in the compost that facilitate aeration and also contain carbon. Without aeration, the compost will compact down too quickly, which could slow down the decomposition process...
No innocent little pond

...discarded lumber and metal pipes that pollute it? Perhaps an aeration system, so it would no longer be stagnant? Maybe it some way to another stream in the area to provide natural aeration. I've seen many unsupervised children playing around the...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...defined to include anything that goes down the drain, including human waste, stormwater and flushable items) is treated by aeration blowers and jet circulation pumps inside one of plant's eight sequencing batch reactors. The treated water from the Mendenhall...
Land farming: Decontaminating petroleum-tainted soil in Juneau

...said.Bicknell said the process his company uses to clean the contaminated soil is proprietary and a secret; it does involve aeration. At the end of the process the soil can be reclaimed as fill material or top soil."It's better than shipping it to Oregon...
Lena Point development plans under examination maintenance crews to inspect, maintain or replace them. The plants would have a warning light that would turn on if the aeration motors weren't functioning. In addition, the city would collect and treat the wastewater with disinfecting ultraviolet...
My turn: Save water, save energy

...The treatment plants are a sophisticated operation, requiring close monitoring of the composition of the wastewater and the aeration that is essential to breaking down the waste material. Treating the water consumes electricity, lots of electricity. The...
Juneau's aging water, sewer utilities in need of upgrade

...Assembly's meeting on Monday. The $1.4 million for the utilities breaks down to: ? $350,000 to repair and improve aeration basins at the Juneau-Douglas Treatment Plant. "Juneau got its 35 years out of these things," Carnahan said. The basins...


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