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Police & Fire for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

...Streets for another report of diesel odor. CCFR investigated and found a light sheen of diesel on water coming from two storm drains in the area. It was reported to the city's waste water department, who advised they would contact the city street department...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-18/police-fire-thursday-sept-18-2014
Local
What's going on at Centennial Hall?

...Pacific Erectors is the contractor on the project.The new roof will be built to slope downward, directing rain water into drains and away from the roof, Yorba said.Centennial Hall was built in 1984 and the most significant work it's had since then...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/whats-going-centennial-hall
Local
Landlord wants DNA to solve case of clogged pipes

...may contribute to the problem.Wright Services has previously sent letters to Waterside tenants, begging them not to flush drain-clogging items. It's a recent problem that has plagued the park for the past year or two, says longtime tenant Marie Kanan...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/landlord-wants-dna-solve-case-clogged-p
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-02/city-asks-resident-help-clearing-drains
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Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...the basin now refills with liquid water instead of ice. The water builds to the point that it can no longer be contained and drains under the Mendenhall Glacier - lifting it up in parts - in order to flow into the lake below. A seasonal sensor has since been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/water-levels-decline-after-tuesday-floo
Local
My Turn: If Ballot Measure 1 is about jobs, families and our future - vote 'Yes'

...you care about the state's ability to adequately fund education from kindergarten to UAS, then you cannot ignore how SB 21 drains state revenues and puts our future at risk.In thinking about our jobs, our families, and our future, you will see that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/if-ballot-measure-1-about-jobs-famili
Opinion
Suicide Basin water levels rising

...Glacier, lifting up the ice so it can drain into the Mendenhall lake and river.There's no way to predict when the glacier lake drain - a relatively new phenomenon for Juneau...Glacier in this case - so that the water can drain from below.Suicide Basin, approximately...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-04/suicide-basin-water-levels-rising
Local
Statter Harbor work to begin this fall

...years or so it could start sinking on us."In a procedure called a surcharge, wick drains will be inserted into the sandy, silty section. The wick drains are tubes that "stick down in the ground every three feet, so there will be quite a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-22/statter-harbor-work-begin-fall
Local
Jökulhlaup erupts from glacier

...monitoring the lake and river levels every hour. At 6 p.m., officials issued a warning stating that water could back up storm drains and cause flooding away from the river proper.Mattice urged residents along the lake and river corridor to be prepared. He...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-erupts-glacier
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-03-14/photo-draining-twin-lakes
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