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...
City slashes funding requests

...priorities, while the biosolids disposal plan was rejected. Biosolids, or the sludge leftover from Juneau's wastewater treatment plants, are currently being shipped to Oregon at a cost of $2 million annually. Assemblywoman Kate Troll expressed...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...that means consideration of water, wastewater and solid waste projects. For Haines, it means consideration of wastewater treatment upgrades, and beginning essential work on the Lutak Dock. For Skagway, it means consideration of support for...
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Juneau's trash builds as disposal solutions stall

...a consolidation of solid waste and sludge from wastewater treatment plants into one mass incineration, landfill burial...Biosolids, the leftover sludge form Juneau's three wastewater treatment plants, must be dried out with a heat dryer before...
$60M awarded in tribal housing grants Browning and Heart Butte.- $600,000 to the Seneca Nation Indian Tribe of New York to replace a failing wastewater treatment plant.- 826,926 to the Pueblo of Zuni Housing Authority of New Mexico to rehabilitate 18 housing units. The...
Empire editorial misses the cost of Juneau sewage

...through risers from branches of that pipe. The initial costs would be high, but the costly, energy-intensive wastewater treatment process would be simplified and money would not have to be spent rebuilding that portion of the treatment plant...
Restaurant faces penalty for unpaid utilities

...residential development could happen along the road, Watt said; the city could use parts of the land for new water and wastewater treatment plants, for example. The public could use the newly accessible land for "subsistence, hunting, recreation...
New rules proposed for cruise ship waste

...Wastewater must be highly treated on board - clear with no visible solids by the time it is released from the vessel. Wastewater treatment systems to treat sewage and graywater are required on each permitted vessel.The biggest difference in the DEC's...
Wastewater bill on final leg of journey

...applauds the cruise industry for advancing its wastewater treatment as far as it has."There are ships today that...2009. The panel met over a dozen times to discuss wastewater treatment technology and science and provide reports to the...
CCTHITA: Burglars stole $20K worth of items, caused Tuesday fuel leak

...down a drain that led directly to the Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant, city and state officials said the site on Monday.The leak disrupted the wastewater treatment process on Tuesday, but it is not likely to have...


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