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Registration for Kenai flooding relief delayed

...homes were affected by the flooding and that $2.1 million in damages occurred to private property from flooded septic systems, flooded basements, furnaces and tainted wells, the Clarion reported."We strongly encourage everyone to apply...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-02/registration-kenai-flooding-relief-dela
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...flow of contaminated water from septic systems into streams, roadside ditches...roadside ditches, presumably from septic systems, Mueller said. The state Department...roadside ditches, presumably from septic systems, Mueller said. New sewers may...

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New sewers may triple cost to home owners

...But it will end the flow of contaminated water from septic systems into streams, roadside ditches and Gastineau Channel...nearby streams and roadside ditches, presumably from septic systems, Mueller said. The state Department of Fish and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082400/Loc_sewers.html
Local
Something's rotten in north Douglas

...stood. But residents all up and down Douglas Highway were ecstatic about the possibility of retiring their aging septic systems and cleaning up the beaches where raw sewage has increased fecal coliform levels beyond what is considered healthy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111006/let_20061110013.shtml
Opinion
Bayview looks for solution to sewage ills

...to a common sewer system that discharges into the Mendenhall Wetlands State Game Refuge. Three of the homes have septic systems and most use aerobic treatment tanks. "The secondary treatment plants we have at our homes are not designed for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102004/loc_bayview.shtml
News
Have you checked your tank today?

...other wildlife. Your fuel tank can cause thousands of dollars of damage to other household systems if it leaks. Septic systems can be wrecked by oil and fumes can cause health problems. The best way to circumvent these problems is through proper...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122700/Com_Tank.html
Comm
Commission halts plans for Lena Point

...the size of the lots, considering that on-site septic systems need as much space as possible. But all of the neighbors...skeptical about the city's predicted success of septic systems. Miller questioned if subdivision was even legal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061605/loc_20050616012.shtml
News
Remedies for housing crunch include sewers, a bridge, trimming red tape

...connected to city sewers. Developers can't build condominiums or apartments beyond the sewer system because on-site septic systems need space for drain fields and can't handle large waste volumes, City Engineering Director Roger Healy said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071205/loc_20050712001.shtml
News
City moves on new sewer construction

...neighbors have decided to go ahead and purchase new septic systems, though they worry that they will fail due to poor...the (north Douglas) beach, you can tell that many septic systems aren't working," he said. Dye said sewer service...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010906/loc_20060109001.shtml
News
Local pollution monitoring program releases 2011 results

...diarrhea, or ear, eye and skin infections. Common fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria sources include household septic systems and pet or wildlife waste.Alaska's water quality standard, or maximum, for coliform bacteria in contact recreation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2011-10-14/local-pollution-monitoring-program-r
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