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Dirt Girl: Harvest events signal end of the season

...Juneau Community Garden's biggest fundraisers to help them maintain and upgrade the garden, such as improving the water system and filling in potholes. The garden is located at 5669 Montana Creek Road, just past the gun range. My daughter will...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-21/dirt-girl-harvest-events-signal-end-
Outdoors
Officials: 2,500 gallons of diesel spilled into Sitka Sound

...area. However, city administrator Mark Gorman says some of that was accidentally released into the city's storm water system when a release valve failed.Officials said they recovered 23,000 gallons. They said it was unlikely that all of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-18/officials-2500-gallons-diesel-spilled-s
State
Officials downstream from Colorado mine spill demand answers

...survived over the weekend.As a precaution, state and federal officials along the river system have ordered public water systems to turn off intake valves as the plume passes. Boaters and fishing groups have been told to avoid affected stretches...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-11/officials-downstream-colorado-mine-s
Outdoors
Residents demand health answers as mine spill fouls rivers

...survived over the weekend.As a precaution, state and federal officials along the river system have ordered public water systems to turn off intake valves as the plume passes. Boaters and fishing groups have been told to avoid affected stretches...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-10/residents-demand-health-answers-mine
Regional News
Mammoth scope of shutdown revealed

...air quality problems would be laid off; one meteorologist would stay to issue advisories.DEC staff who maintain water systems in rural areas would be laid off, but the state would try to find ways to cover emergencies. Department of Fish and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-02/mammoth-scope-shutdown-revealed
State | AK legislature
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...throughout the winter. Without that heating, the town's water system would freeze as solid as the Yukon in winter.Mountain...Elders.It would cost millions of dollars to redo the water system if it froze, he said, money Mountain Village doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-29/alaska-legislature-makes-cuts-ripples-w
State | AK legislature
On the Fly: Be prepared to rip some lips this spring

...slower and almost cease altogether under a thick casing of ice and mounds of snow. Our opportunities to ply fresh water systems - unless we choose to go ice fishing - are severely limited.In Alaska, our winter months find fly fishing enthusiasts...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/winter-months
Outdoors
Bethel team envisions gray water recycling

...of what's needed to get the health benefit.A gray water system involves routing plumbing so waste from the toilet and...involved. Lefferts said the technology exists for gray water systems, but they need to find out exactly how to build a system...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-27/bethel-team-envisions-gray-water-recycl
State
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...ability to treat sewage properly so that it doesn't do harm or damage to the environment."Among other awards for water system improvements include a $6 million loan and $3.7 million grant to Clay County Water Authority in Alabama; a $900...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
2014 Southeast Alaska Business and Community of the Year Awards

...from across the region. Because ice requires water and affordable electricity, the community also replaced its fresh water system and refurbished its hydroelectric generation plant as part of this process. The City of Pelican Ice Machine project...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-09-28/southeast-conference-presents-2014-
Neighbors

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