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My Turn: Let's talk about wastewater

...And that is only in Juneau. Other Southeast Alaska municipal treatment plants are discharging even more. The Mendenhall plant, Juneau's largest treatment facility which has been plagued with technical difficulties for years, has often...
Mendenhall plant moves toward future

...of raw sewage are treated the Mendenhall Plant each day, said Roger Hulse...said. Designed in 1985, the Mendenhall plant was completed in 1990 under...consultant who inspected the Mendenhall plant for the city in March found...
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thane Road.Watt said a majority of the sludge comes from the Mendenhall Plant, so a location closer to the Mendenhall Valley would be ideal."(Planning Commissioner Voelckers) said that...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...blowers and jet circulation pumps inside one of plant's eight sequencing batch reactors. The treated water from the Mendenhall plant is discarded into the Mendenhall River.CBJ Director of Public Works Kirk Duncan said the fuel leak affected the...
EPA wastewater complaint from 1999 still pending

...According to the EPA complaint issued in September, the Mendenhall plant exceeded the effluent limits for fecal coliform on...principal in the firm who has monitored operations at the Mendenhall plant over the past 10 years, said the city made changes...
City, EPA reach deal

...complaint issued by the EPA in September 2000, the Mendenhall plant allegedly violated the Clean Water Act and its permit...come out of the experience was that capacity of the Mendenhall plant increased as a result of engineering work completed...
City settles over sewage violations

...Wastewater Treatment Plant. The agency said the Mendenhall plant used and stored large quantities of chlorine and...people have left their positions. Jeffers said the Mendenhall plant no longer uses chlorine and sulfur dioxide to kill...
Wastewater manager indicted

...Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit for the Mendenhall plant and threatening penalties. Then a few months later...allegations of Clean Water Act violations at the Mendenhall plant, Pillifant said: "The city's working in good...
EPA charge of pollution may come from mixup

...fine for the violations. The EPA charged that the Mendenhall plant's discharge on one occasion contained a fecal coliform...found the problem." Two sewage samples one from the Mendenhall plant, the other from the downtown diversion plant were...
Sewage plant super pleads innocent in tampering case May 1998 identifying several violations of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit for the Mendenhall plant and threatening penalties. A few months later he "knowingly tampered with and rendered inaccurate a monitoring...


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