City asks for resident help in clearing drains

...residents provide assistance with clearing drains on or near their property. With the amount...increase in the risk of flooding due to blocked drains. Any assistance that can be provided in clearing drains and clearing fire hydrants would be appreciated...
Alaska Science Forum: Catching a lake as it became land

If a lake drains on top of the world, will anyone hear...Beaufort Sea. They guessed the lake would drain by 2020, and wouldn't it be interesting...have seen it happen. Why did the lake drain? In a paper just published, Jones and...
Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...captive little fish was flushed down a drain to the sea and freedom. Lost in the story...tons of unused pharmaceuticals down sink drains and toilets. Now, the federal government...flushing of pharmaceuticals down toilets and drains. FISH WATCHThe U.S. Senate last week...
Alaska Science Forum: A float down the Tanana River

...each hour past Fairbanks, and that half of the Yukon River's load of liquid dirt comes from the Tanana River.The Tanana drains the north side of the Alaska Range and much of the hills and swamps of Interior Alaska. Its watershed is larger than Virginia...
Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...storm water entered the sewage system as leaves and debris clogged the storm drains. Some witnesses reported people were opening manhole covers to let the storm water drain into the sewage system, even though sewage pipes and pumps aren't designed...
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Experts: Long-term risks from mine spill

...sedimentation ponds, bulldozing mounds of earth and covering pits in plastic, to clean the runoff from the mine before it drains into the creek.The agency said Wednesday that the ponds were reducing acidity and dissolved metals and that the runoff is...
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My Turn: Test driving Alaska's fiscal model

...revenues by 2026. All the other projects were cast as "budget drains" with negative impact on state revenues or savings.Strangely...spending cuts is unknown. What is known is that one real "drain" on the budget and our economy would be future unemployed Alaskans...
Saving Jordan Creek

...canary grass, an invasive species that edges out lupine, ferns and other indigenous plants. Contaminants from parking lots drain directly into much of the lower creek. Snow plows push snow directly onto it, and when that snow melts, parking lot rocks...
Photo: Draining Twin Lakes

The ice on Twin Lakes cracks as the water drains on Wednesday. The City & Borough of Juneau Parks and Recreation Department and the Alaska Department of Fish & Game began draining...

...dreary day and listen at first pine siskins may dominate the soundscape then you notice undertones of snow melt drizzling down drains and ditches raven solos a quark from his perch crows caw a cadenza a jay jabbers his way into the mix high in a hemlock silhouetted...


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