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Water restored to Valley

...line, but it caused a drop in water pressure for businesses and homes from Dredge Lake to the airport, city Water Utility Superintendent Dean Nordenson said. Some people lost water completely during the repairs, he said. Water pressure started...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Road area was clean because it parallels Gold Creek, a major source of drinking water for Juneau. Juneau water utilities superintendent Dean Nordenson said a puddle of antifreeze on Basin Road would not threaten the water supply because the city...
This week's temps below normal, but not unusual

...she said. The cold hasn't caused much of a problem with local plumbing, said Grant Ritter, the city water utilities superintendent. He said he knew of two residences that experienced problems with frozen water lines during the recent cold...
Alaska Digest fluoridation equipment and will begin fluoridation of the areawide water system today, reported Juneau Water Utility Superintendent Grant Ritter. Ritter said normal levels in the Juneau system are between 0.7 and 1.2 milligrams per liter...
Valve work sets off fire alarms at Bartlett, Empire

...City workers accidentally closed some of the valves which were being "exercised," said Dave Crabtree, the water utility superintendent for the city. That restricted water flow to the affected sprinkler systems and set off the alarms. Hospital...
Alaska Digest

...that parts of downtown Juneu and Salmon Creek will be without fluoridated water for roughly the next 45 days. Water Utility Superintendent Grant Ritter said failure of fluoride-sensing equipment required the shutdown in parts of the public water...
Cloudy water not a health concern

...last week may not be appetizing, but it's not a health concern, according to Grant Ritter, Juneau's water utility superintendent. "There's air in the water. It's just a visual effect that's not pleasing because everybody likes...

...officials said Thursday. "It's because of some work we're doing in Last Chance Basin," said Grant Ritter, water utilities superintendent. The cloudiness in the water results from screens in the wells becoming calcified and not allowing water...
Fluoride back in water

...Wednesday), and as the week progresses we will bring the levels up to where they are supposed to be," said water utility superintendent Grant Ritter. The normal levels are between 0.7 and 1.2 milligrams per liter, he said. The water system...

...through a water main about 11 a.m. today, causing water pressure to drop in parts of the Mendenhall Valley. Water Utilities Superintendent Dean Nordenson said some customers near the break lost their water pressure entirely, and others in the valley...


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