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Water main breaks on Douglas

...Juneau Public Works Department. Two and a half hours later, water was still off in the area, but department director Kirk Duncan said the break would soon be repaired."It'll be fixed before people read about it in the paper," he said.The...
City to cut midday N. Douglas bus

...elimination of one North Douglas bus is one of only two changes taking effect soon, city Public Works Department director Kirk Duncan said. The other change will diminish afternoon express service from the Nugget Mall to downtown from every half hour...
Water, sewer fees will rise in 2015

...water and wastewater service, Public Works director Kirk Duncan said. Right now, that's $90.53 per month for both...Randy Wanamaker voting against.Public Works director Kirk Duncan said after the meeting that changing the fee increase...
Rethinking human waste disposal

...Works ships about 10 containers per week. The total bill for the year is about $1.4 million, public works director Kirk Duncan said.But it's not so much the cost as the uncertainty of waste shipping that is causing the city to look for a new...
Juneau water shortage; cruise ships cut off

...Basin - gets too gritty to be potable, leaving the city to rely only on its five wells at Last Chance Basin, said Kirk Duncan, city Public Works Department director. Cruise ships being impacted by a water shortage isn't unheard of, said...
City water levels back to normal

...announced Monday that Juneau's water supply is returning to normal levels.On May 12, city Public Works director Kirk Duncan said sediment in Salmon Creek needed to decrease by half before it could be used again for drinking water, based on...
City workers shouldering more after job cuts

...removal positions. Now, instead of the 20 snow removal workers the city has had, it will have 18, department director Kirk Duncan said."If we get two or three inches of snow life will be good," he said. "But when we start getting eight to...
My Turn: The time is here to think about snow

...please plan accordingly.If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, Kirk Duncan, director of Public Works at 586-5254 or at The Public Works staff takes pride in what we do and we are asking...
Water, wastewater rates will likely increase

A $1 million grant from the state could save the city one year of water rate increases, Public Works director Kirk Duncan said. But the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly, acting as the committee of the whole, opted to look ahead to future...
Water supply level rising

...using water with reckless abandon.Now, water levels are up to 46 percent, city Public Works Department director Kirk Duncan said. But, "we're normally at 100 percent," he said.Public Works is pumping 3.5 million gallons of water...


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