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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
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
Mount Polley report: Two dams expected to fail every 10 years

...multiple failure modes (were) in progress" when the dam broke, the report said.The dam breach released billions of gallons of water and tailings into the Fraser River watershed, which is an important salmon river flowing past Vancouver.The dam...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-05/mount-polley-report-two-dams-expecte
Outdoors
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...processed there, Murphy said.The water treatment plant at the mine site would have the capacity to treat 119,000 gallons of water per minute. Any water coming into contact with the mine site would need to be treated at least 200 years after the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...glacial dam and drained what was likely billions of gallons of water beneath the Mendenhall Glacier. The glacial outburst...2011 caught Juneau officials by surprise. Billions of gallons of water gushed into the lake and river, damaging Mendenhall...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/water-levels-decline-after-tuesday-floo
Local
Douglas to 'push in' new fire truck Monday

...spokesman Tom Matthews said.Some specs: The new engine can pump a minimum of 1,500 gallons per minute, holds 700 gallons of water and weighs 52,500 pounds. It also has a new generation of Hurst tools that are battery operated, in contrast to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/douglas-push-new-fire-truck-monday
Local
Kodiak unveils new fire engine

...makes a difference in our ability to respond to our citizens' needs."The new fire engine can pump out 1,000 gallons of water per minute, compared to the other fire engine's 2,000 gallons per minute, Mullican said. The truck's top...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/kodiak-unveils-new-fire-engine
State

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