JPD installs box for unwanted pills

...Although once the waste industry standard, studies now show that the chemicals from medication pass through wastewater treatment plants and are discharged into streams and rivers."Don't flush it," Penor said. "Let's collect it and...
Empire Editorial: Ferries need to find a better solution for their wastewater Environmental Protection Agency general permit."Those rules were set 40 years ago. We're not experts on wastewater treatment, but we'd wager some changes could be made to lessen the environmental impact these vessels are leaving on our...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...drain into the Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant Tuesday morning, according...The leak disrupted the wastewater treatment process and prompted an Alaska...drain leading toward the wastewater treatment plant," Sanchez said in...
Alaska editorial: An odd firing

...strange turn of events at the state's cruise ship wastewater treatment science advisory panel. That's the newly naval architecture, marine engineering and wastewater treatment. In a letter of Dec. 23, 2009, Lynn Kent of...
State water director talks cruise ships at Chamber

...standards for cruise ship wastewater treatment are already as high as they...discharging in Alaska had advanced wastewater treatment systems," Hale said...the output of Juneau's wastewater treatment plants to that of a cruise...
State | Local
Denali Park to get new waste watertreatment plant

...35 million in federal stimulus money for a new wastewater treatment plant at Denali National Park and Preserve. The park's wastewater treatment lagoon will be replaced and its collection system...
Regional News
Midweek snowfall dropped more than 7 inches on Juneau

...inches were reported. At the base of Eaglecrest, it was 6 inches of snow. Downtown Juneau, measured at the wastewater treatment plant, received 4.2 inches of snow. Outer Point, on the west side of Douglas Island, received 5 inches...
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...The change followed a debated preliminary report from a science advisory panel that found none of the advanced wastewater treatment systems on ships operating in Alaska waters could consistently meet water quality standards at the point of discharge...
State | AK legislature
Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...the facility would be located at either the Mendenhall Treatment Plant near the airport or the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thane Road.Watt said a majority of the sludge comes from the Mendenhall Plant, so a location closer...
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...Elfers of the Public Works Department recommended design and construction of a thermal dryer at the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant, to be completed by April 2017. The original proposal for a biosolids dryer was outlined in an evaluation...


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