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Sewage spill prompts closure of famed Hawaii beach

...Environmental Services said Monday that Kailua, Kaneohe and Kalanianaole Highway in Aina Hina also experienced overflowing sewer systems. The Department of Health issued warnings for people to stay out of the water in all affected areas, including Kaneohe...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-26/sewage-spill-prompts-closure-famed-ha
Not For Web
Updated: Sitka landslide debris too unstable for search efforts

...undertaking. Also, the water coursing through the debris pile is flowing through the neighborhood and overwhelming the city sewer system, he said.Gov. Bill Walker toured the area Wednesday to see the damage from six landslides that crashed into different...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-19/updated-sitka-landslide-debris-too-unst
State
Water and sewer fees rise today

...go up to $104.74 per month today, the start of the city's 2016 fiscal year. For residents not on the city's sewer system, the water rate is now $29.94 per month. But residents won't notice an increase until they get their July bills...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-30/water-and-sewer-fees-rise-today
Local
Bush Caucus hears need for water, sewer work in rural Alaska

...Griffith said.Other projects include movable water and sewer systems in Kivalina and biomass or wind boilers in several communities...costs, which could lower the overall cost of water and sewer systems, said Gavin Dixon, a project manager for the consortium...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/bush-caucus-hears-need-water-sewer-work
State | AK legislature
Climate change coming ... to glacier center

...sustainability, he said.Right now, the center uses heating oil and regular toilets that add stress on Juneau's sewer system, among other, dated features, he said."We do all those same things home owners do, and why should we keep doing...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-01/climate-change-coming-glacier-center
Local
Rethinking human waste disposal

...allow more time for bugs to digest the waste, lessening stress on the plant, he said.The only solids going into the sewer system should be human waste, he said - ground-up food and other trash that goes down the drain adds to the volume of solid...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-05/rethinking-human-waste-disposal
Local
Empire Editorial: Water is everywhere, but it's not free

...course aimed in our direction. But with a water and sewer system that needs $72 million in improvements - new wells...That's hardly an alluring amenity.Juneau's water and sewer system desperately needs an upgrade, and passing on the cost...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-20/empire-editorial-water-everywhere-its
Opinion
35th anniversary of TAPS, June 20, 2012

...to manage the state's oil wealth for future generations.Oil wealth has paid for improving our roads, water and sewer systems, building parks, renewing our cities, and improving life in our most remote villages. The riches that Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-19/35th-anniversary-taps-june-20-2012
Opinion
Heavy rain creates water problem in Alaska village

...has been delayed.High water flooded the community landfill, which holds garbage and human waste in the absence of a sewer system. The flooding sent waste over a berry picking spot favored by elders because it was easily accessible. It also sent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-22/heavy-rain-creates-water-problem-alaska
State
City, cruise lines grapple with fees

...services" are sometimes hard to quantify and include increased use of city infrastructure, such as the water and sewer systems. Often during the meeting, Assembly members referred to a "red-face" test, meaning a funding proposal must have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051603/loc_cruiselines.shtml
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