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Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans...construction in 2016.He said once the water and wastewater system is completed, homes without plumbing will get the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

...nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans...construction in 2016.He said once the water and wastewater system is completed, homes without plumbing will get the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/feds-bring-indoor-plumbing-alaska-villa
State
Rethinking human waste disposal

...reducing the amount of waste processed at the plant, Duncan said. Natural bacteria in our digestive tracts help the wastewater system by digesting human waste even after it leaves the body. Public Works may be able to change how the system works...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-05/rethinking-human-waste-disposal
Local
Big water and sewer projects planned

...about $6 million to run the wells, reservoirs, fire hydrants and other systems that bring juneau its water. Wastewater systems cost about double that, he said.It also takes a lot to keep the infrastructure up and running, city Public Works...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-07
Local
Board floats utility rate hike at Assembly worksession

...situation is not all that great. We have a huge asset. We have a huge water distribution system. And we have a wastewater system that's operating. But we haven't been able to accumulate enough to do the preventative maintenance and maintenance...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-04-29/board-floats-utility-rate-hike-assembly
Local
State water director talks cruise ships at Chamber

...was a little confused on the need for mixing zones," said Winters. "If all the cruise ships use the advanced wastewater system, and now they can test not at the point of discharge but further down the route, what's the point - I'm not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-09/state-water-director-talks-cruise-ships
State | Local
Fairbanks-based company builds treatment plants in hostile locales

...Tsigonis launched in 1998. In the years since, the company has become well-known for its approach to building wastewater systems in hostile environments.A series of photos in the Lifewater offices show the construction of a wastewater treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-15/fairbanks-based-company-builds-treatmen
State
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard

...from shore. "That would be the preference," Thoma said.Barring that, ships should discharge into municipal wastewater systems while at port, Thoma said. Some ships do not have the capacity to store wastewater until in federal waters. Princess...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-28/cruise-ship-wastewater-standards-testim
State
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation

...Environmental said a lot has changed onboard the ships since he started third-party monitoring of the cruise industry's wastewater systems in 2000."In 2000 ships were discharging poor quality water," Wetzel said. However, he said the industry...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/public-input-builds-wastewaster-legisla
State
Cruise industry wins wastewater mixing zones

...requirements. They argued that the cruise industry should be allowed to use mixing zones in the same way as municipal wastewater systems, seafood processors and other dischargers.Parnell's Environmental Conservation commissioner, Larry Hartig...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-19/cruise-industry-wins-wastewater-mixing-
State

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