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My Turn: Alaska can save Calif. from drought

...huge hit next year. It is estimated that 11 trillion gallons of water is pumped out of the ground each year and it has not...water deficit in their aquifers of over 100 trillion gallons of water, at desalination prices that are over $600 billion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-22/my-turn-alaska-can-save-calif-drought
Opinion
Sitka bulk water company looks to extend contract

...deal would again be for $1 million and provide Alaska Bulk Water with another three years to move the 50 million gallons of water. It would also award the company a slightly smaller volume of water to make more available for several other bottling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-25/sitka-bulk-water-company-looks-extend-c
State
Sitka bulk water company looks to extend contract

...deal would again be for $1 million and provide Alaska Bulk Water with another three years to move the 50 million gallons of water. It would also award the company a slightly smaller volume of water to make more available for several other bottling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-24/sitka-bulk-water-company-looks-extend-c
State
'Fire hose' of moisture hits S. Carolina; 12 killed

...University of South Carolina, and firefighters used a half-dozen trucks and pumps to ferry hundreds of thousands of gallons of water to Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital."He was extremely gracious and kind," she said.Bett Williams' family has...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/fire-hose-moisture-hits-s-ca
Nation and World
US drilling states guided on handling quakes

...the rock and release oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids trapped inside. The process involves thousands of gallons of water that becomes contaminated and must be trucked offsite and deposited at special deep-injection facilities.Both...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-29/us-drilling-states-guided-ha
Nation and World
Firefighters put out Funny River hot spot

KENAI - A Funny River wildfire hotspot is out after firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported the heat and smoke coming from beneath...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-20/firefighters-put-out-funny-river-hot-sp
State
Forestry firefighters put out Funny River hot spot holdover

KENAI - A Funny River wildfire hotspot is out after firefighters doused it with 50 gallons of water over the weekend.Forestry Fire Management Officer Howie Kent said mushroom hunters reported the heat and smoke coming from beneath...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-19/forestry-firefighters-put-out-funny-riv
State
Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires

...long time and a lot of water. Fortunately, we have the ocean available.""I couldn't even ballpark how many gallons (of water we've used)," he added. "It's a lot."Thompson said the Forest Service will continue to monitor the fires...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-07/firefighters-battle-two-juneau-wildfire
Local
Specialist: State ferries equipped with water treatment systems from the '70s

...about 15,000 gallons per day that month.In comparison, City and Borough of Juneau residents use about 5 million gallons of water per day during the peak summer months."There are likely some reasons for the larger rate per person on the cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07
State
Battle over blackwater

...waste. By the state's definition, blackwater mixed with greywater is still considered blackwater.Thousands of gallons of water per ship are run through on-board treatment systems - including microfiltration and ultraviolet sanitation - before...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-21/battle-over-black-water
Local

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