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...water main about 11 a.m. today, causing water pressure to drop in parts of the Mendenhall Valley. Water Utilities Superintendent Dean Nordenson said some customers near the break lost their water pressure entirely, and others in the valley...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080701/Loc_briefs.shtml
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AlaskaDigest

...said Thursday. "It's because of some work we're doing in Last Chance Basin," said Grant Ritter, water utilities superintendent. The cloudiness in the water results from screens in the wells becoming calcified and not allowing water to...

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City will thaw outside water lines for a fee

...Monday and 3 degrees Tuesday. The city's 14-year-old electrical generator was repaired Tuesday, said Utilities Superintendent Grant Ritter. The two-member thawing crew planned to use it for a couple of thawing jobs Wednesday, he said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012904/loc_pipes.shtml
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Sewage backs up into homes in valley Monday

...neighborhood were also flooded with sewage. Few details were available this morning from the city. Andy Bronston, utilities superintendent for the wastewater utility division, said, ``We had some problems, but everything is back to normal now...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083199/Loc_sewerage.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...neighborhood were also flooded with sewage. Few details were available this morning from the city. Andy Bronston, utilities superintendent for the wastewater utility division, said, ``We had some problems, but everything is back to normal now...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083199/Loc_sewerage.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...area was clean because it parallels Gold Creek, a major source of drinking water for Juneau. Juneau water utilities superintendent Dean Nordenson said a puddle of antifreeze on Basin Road would not threaten the water supply because the city...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042701/Loc_Antifreeze.shtml
This week's temps below normal, but not unusual

...she said. The cold hasn't caused much of a problem with local plumbing, said Grant Ritter, the city water utilities superintendent. He said he knew of two residences that experienced problems with frozen water lines during the recent cold...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010804/loc_weatherstory.shtml
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City: Fluoride was cut off to clean effluent

...exceeded water quality standards, but have been out of compliance with the EPA permit at the wastewater plant, Utilities Superintendent Scott Jeffers said. Officials were researching ways to lower those levels and found data that shows fluoride...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031504/loc_fluoride.shtml
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What not to flush

...restaurant managed to do once this year. Fact: "The toilet is not a wastebasket with water in it," to quote utilities superintendent Joe Myers. Fact: The more weird stuff we flush, the higher our wastewater rates, since somebody gets paid...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052609/loc_443955019.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Local News: City water system will alter treatment method 8/12/97

...chlorine gas to treat the 4.8 million gallons of water flowing daily to nearly 7,000 city customers, said water utilities superintendent Dean Nordenson. Though most water utilities in the United States use chlorine gas, it is highly toxic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081297/water.html

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