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Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...ongoing investigative report by the Associated Press called "Health care industry sends tons of drugs into nation's wastewater system," revealed that few of the nation's hospitals or long term care homes keep data on the drugs they dump. Some...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-28-5
Art
My Turn: Let's talk about wastewater

...Southeast, instead of beating up a cruise industry that has spent hundreds of millions of dollars upgrading their wastewater systems to the most advanced technology possible.It probably wouldn't help their organizations' fundraising efforts...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-23/empire-editorial-lets-talk-about-wast
Opinion
Specialist: State ferries equipped with water treatment systems from the '70s

...What we found back in the year 2000 is that these systems don't perform that well compared to more advanced wastewater systems," White said.The largest five ferries, the Malaspina, Matanuska, Taku, Kennicott and Columbia, vessels...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-07
State
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...doesn't account for the cumulative effects of discharges from cruise ships and other sources, like municipal wastewater systems. They also say Juneau's harbor was modeled as an ocean, rather than as an estuary.Michelle Hale, director...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/conservationists-concerned-cruise-ship-
State | AK legislature
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
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
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
Celebrating the Peli-can

...facilities, leaving the flushing to the tides. But Pelican's new can is plumbed, built and hooked into the city wastewater system with the help of a $25,000 state matching grant. Wasserman tried to get U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, an Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051502/loc_pelican.shtml
News
NorthwestDigest

...facilities, runway, taxiways, ramps, hangars, munitions storage, maintenance, power and heat plants, water and wastewater systems, lodging, dining facility, etc." BRAC members will be in Fairbanks June 15 to take testimony on the Eielson...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061005/sta_20050610016.shtml
News

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