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Williams Lake Tribune
Retired social worker walks for childrenor 16 people lived in a two bedroom home. The homes are on stilts, they have w
Retired social worker walks for children
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
or 16 people lived in a two bedroom home. The homes are on stilts, they have water tanks that are filled once a week and septic tanks, she said. Over representation of Indigenous children in the child welfare system is often due to the fact... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Minnesota tries to address septic contamination in waterways(http://bit.ly/1WMS0C6 ) reports that there are about 500,000 homes in Minnesot
Minnesota tries to address septic contamination in waterways
Marshall Independent / Posted yesterday
(http://bit.ly/1WMS0C6 ) reports that there are about 500,000 homes in Minnesota from which wastewater flows into buried septic tanks — systems that are maintained, and often ignored, by homeowners. The agency estimates that more than 100,000 of... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Minnesota tries to address septic contamination in waterways(http://bit.ly/1WMS0C6 ) reports that there are about 500,000 homes in Minnesot
Minnesota tries to address septic contamination in waterways
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
(http://bit.ly/1WMS0C6 ) reports that there are about 500,000 homes in Minnesota from which wastewater flows into buried septic tanks - systems that are maintained, and often ignored, by homeowners. The agency estimates that more than 100,000 of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Percentage of septic tanks failing inspections increases in Cork | Irish Examiner The percentage of septic tanks in Cork failing inspections
Percentage of septic tanks failing inspections increases in Cork
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner The percentage of septic tanks in Cork failing inspections has increased this year, with the worst... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Crime Rates in Siskiyou County are On the Riseprivate land areas, lack of primary residences, and often citizens report an ab
Crime Rates in Siskiyou County are On the Rise
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 2 days ago
private land areas, lack of primary residences, and often citizens report an absence of county-approved water treatment or septic tanks and often fencing, generators, refuse, and lack of water sources are a concern. Water trucks and dirt hauler... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Term Limitsterms for terms for those lasting four years each. Cleaning is therapeutic. Te
Term Limits
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
terms for terms for those lasting four years each. Cleaning is therapeutic. Teeth, armpits, navels, auto oil, trash cans, septic tanks and public offices need regular cleansing. Not surprisingly incumbents, their cronies and special interest... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Soddy Daisy Holding The Line On Taxes; Employees Get 1.5% Raise; Commissioners Reject Cutting Lot Sizes Except For Duplexesvote to allow the lot sizes for duplexes to be reduced from the current 18,000
Soddy Daisy Holding The Line On Taxes; Employees Get 1.5% Raise; Commissioners Reject Cutting Lot Sizes Except For Duplexes
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
vote to allow the lot sizes for duplexes to be reduced from the current 18,000 to 13,000 square feet for property that uses septic tanks. It was noted that the health department rules would provide the needed controls. Property at 11130 Dayton Pike... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump justicesthat in the last seven years she voted to, among other things, allow near-shore
Trump justices
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
that in the last seven years she voted to, among other things, allow near-shore oil drilling, rescind inspections of septic tanks which jeopardizes our ground water, give 30-year, no-bid leases of critical Everglades land to US Sugar, and... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
It's time to work together on tackling the issue of septic tanks in Florida2.6 million septic systems in Florida, the state represents 12 percent of all U
It's time to work together on tackling the issue of septic tanks in Florida
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
2.6 million septic systems in Florida, the state represents 12 percent of all U.S. septic systems. There are thousands of septic tanks that are old and failing, discharging nutrients at high levels in environmentally sensitive areas. It’s a hot... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
City of Ranson may increase sewer rates by 25 percentcustomers, who pay their monthly sewer bill based on 4,500 gallons of use, from
City of Ranson may increase sewer rates by 25 percent
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
customers, who pay their monthly sewer bill based on 4,500 gallons of use, from $44.94 to $56.20, and customers who are on septic tanks and pay the minimum bill, based on 2,000 gallons, would see their bill go from $23.66 per month to $29.59 per... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Parents close dangerous schoolsin the bushes. School governing body members complained that when the staff to
Parents close dangerous schools
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
in the bushes. School governing body members complained that when the staff toilets were used, sewage seeped from the septic tanks, and left the entire property covered in waste. The waste has since seeped into the Centenary Dam, which serves... Read more
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Western Advocate
Brendan's pet projectconstructed in an acoustically designed building to reduce any noise emitted. A
Brendan's pet project
Western Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
constructed in an acoustically designed building to reduce any noise emitted. Also completed are major earthworks, on-site septic tanks and trees have been planted to help absorb waste water. “The toilets for the disabled have been started and the... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Beach's Flood Pumps Send Human Waste into Biscayne Baytimes the allowed state level. Upcoming Events They believe the elevated leve
Miami Beach's Flood Pumps Send Human Waste into Biscayne Bay
Miami New Times / Posted 7 days ago
times the allowed state level. Upcoming Events They believe the elevated levels may be due to old, leaky sewer pipes and septic tanks. Though, dog waste was also present. At present time, the city only experiences less than a dozen major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Residence Jade', Latest Nhdc Housing Estate, Inaugurated in Camp Ithiertoises, and is equipped with sanitary wares and fixtures as well as electrical
'Residence Jade', Latest Nhdc Housing Estate, Inaugurated in Camp Ithier
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
toises, and is equipped with sanitary wares and fixtures as well as electrical fittings with individual on-site sewage disposal system, that is septic tanks, absorption pits and pipe network. The total project cost of 'Residence Jade' is Rs 151.7... Read more
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express
Britain’s salmon and trout under threat from 'disastrous' pollutionto a range of subtler but equally damaging impacts. They include run-off from
Britain’s salmon and trout under threat from 'disastrous' pollution
express / Posted 11 days ago
to a range of subtler but equally damaging impacts. They include run-off from farms and roads, poorly treated sewage, septic tanks and discharges from watercress and fish farms. GETTYSewage, septic tanks and discharges are to blame for the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Stink over man allegedly draining his raw sewageto sue the Dispatch if it published a report on the matter. The BCM “honeysuck
Stink over man allegedly draining his raw sewage
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
to sue the Dispatch if it published a report on the matter. The BCM “honeysucker” (vacuum truck) service which clears out septic tanks, costs R333 a load. Winterstrand resident Des Stanford said he had seen sewage run from Mzimane’s property and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Achal Agarwal: Children can move the needle on sanitationpipes that bring water to the basins, preventing water clogging, repairing the
Achal Agarwal: Children can move the needle on sanitation
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
pipes that bring water to the basins, preventing water clogging, repairing the flushing systems and regular cleaning of septic tanks. These are not challenging tasks, but they need to be identified and fixed because our children deserve usable... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
HRC cemetery concerns persistsurvey showed three locations in the cemetery simply labelled as utilities. The
HRC cemetery concerns persist
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 13 days ago
survey showed three locations in the cemetery simply labelled as utilities. The group later determined these utilities were septic tanks. Last July, a letter was sent by Paola di Paolo, of Remember Every Name, to Premier Kathleen Wynne, bringing... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
HRC cemetery concerns persistsurvey showed three locations in the cemetery simply labelled as utilities. The
HRC cemetery concerns persist
Barrie Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
survey showed three locations in the cemetery simply labelled as utilities. The group later determined these utilities were septic tanks. Last July, a letter was sent by Paola di Paolo, of Remember Every Name, to Premier Kathleen Wynne, bringing... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Pension�s next stop is August ballotpress the administration for financial guarantees for their community. Promise
Pension�s next stop is August ballot
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
press the administration for financial guarantees for their community. Promises made for issues like sewer, drainage and septic tanks were made by past mayors pitching projects, the group said. But those never happened for North... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Keesi in Key Cutting BusinessLock Smith Enterprises serves customers in Maun and surrounding areas; safari c
Keesi in Key Cutting Business
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Lock Smith Enterprises serves customers in Maun and surrounding areas; safari camps are her major clientele as she supplies septic tanks that are environmentally friendly to them. "The tanks allow waste to be treated and the water can be re-used... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Triple murder shocks Hawaii neighborhoodsaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Triple murder shocks Hawaii neighborhood
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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The Maui News
3 dead in Big Island homicidethat he had not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
3 dead in Big Island homicide
The Maui News / Posted 17 days ago
that he had not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power, and cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins said. It is the only... Read more
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Deseret News
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii homesaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii home
Deseret News / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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Daily Mail
Suspect arrested for murder of a woman found in trunk and two childrensaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Suspect arrested for murder of a woman found in trunk and two children
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A man who lives next door to Hoffman said he occasionally heard arguments coming from the home. And on the... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii homesaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii home
WWLP Springfield / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii homesaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii home
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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Denver Post
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii homesaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii home
Denver Post / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii homesaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Police find dead woman in trunk, 2 juveniles in Hawaii home
The Seattle Times / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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ABC News
Police Find Dead Woman in Trunk, 2 Juveniles in Hawaii Homesaid he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes us
Police Find Dead Woman in Trunk, 2 Juveniles in Hawaii Home
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
said he has not heard of Hoffman. Like much of the Puna district, the homes use rainwater catchment tanks and cesspools or septic tanks. A lot of residents rely on solar power and depending on the carrier, cellphone reception can be spotty, Robbins... Read more
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The Telegraph
Manage septic slush or pay upresponsible for its operation and maintenance. The rules empower the civic bod
Manage septic slush or pay up
The Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
responsible for its operation and maintenance. The rules empower the civic body officials to conduct regular inspection of septic tanks in every household and levy fines on violators. Anyone found to have not undertaken proper management of septic... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humanssites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also l
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humans
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
sites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also lay eggs in the "microbial stew" found in septic tanks, toilet tanks and shower stalls.Q. Why is this mosquito so good at spreading disease? A. Several features help... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humanssites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also l
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humans
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 19 days ago
sites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also lay eggs in the "microbial stew" found in septic tanks, toilet tanks and shower stalls.Q. Why is this mosquito so good at spreading disease? A. Several features help... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humanssites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also l
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humans
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 days ago
sites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also lay eggs in the "microbial stew" found in septic tanks, toilet tanks and shower stalls.Q. Why is this mosquito so good at spreading disease? A. Several features help... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humanssites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also l
Bold Zika mosquitoes love to hang with humans
Naples Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
sites and clogged rain gutters. Females — the only ones that bite — can also lay eggs in the "microbial stew" found in septic tanks, toilet tanks and shower stalls.Q. Why is this mosquito so good at spreading disease? A. Several features help... Read more
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Fort Saskatchewan The Record
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacueesbeen fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. M
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacuees
Fort Saskatchewan The Record / Posted 19 days ago
been fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. Most of Wood Buffalo’s rural hamlets rely on septic tanks and have water trucked in, including Anzac, and anyone remaining in much of the municipality, including the... Read more
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Lacombe Globe
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacueesbeen fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. M
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacuees
Lacombe Globe / Posted 19 days ago
been fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. Most of Wood Buffalo’s rural hamlets rely on septic tanks and have water trucked in, including Anzac, and anyone remaining in much of the municipality, including the... Read more
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Hinton Parklander
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacueesbeen fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. M
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacuees
Hinton Parklander / Posted 19 days ago
been fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. Most of Wood Buffalo’s rural hamlets rely on septic tanks and have water trucked in, including Anzac, and anyone remaining in much of the municipality, including the... Read more
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Strathmore Standard
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacueesbeen fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. M
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacuees
Strathmore Standard / Posted 19 days ago
been fantastic.” By noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was stretched. Most of Wood Buffalo’s rural hamlets rely on septic tanks and have water trucked in, including Anzac, and anyone remaining in much of the municipality, including the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
IWK concerned over primitive sanitation in LabuanIntegrated Bill, here, Wednesday. He said there were 2,718 flush toilets here
IWK concerned over primitive sanitation in Labuan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
Integrated Bill, here, Wednesday. He said there were 2,718 flush toilets here recommended to be replaced with individual septic tanks (ISTs). "We estimate that about RM8 million is needed to replace all the flush toilets into septic tanks that... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Medina County commissioners raise fee for septic waste — The Medina County Gazettecounty commissioners unanimously passed a resolution approving rate increases f
Medina County commissioners raise fee for septic waste — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
county commissioners unanimously passed a resolution approving rate increases for the disposal of septage, or sludge from septic tanks, at the Liverpool Wastewater Treatment Plant. The county-operated plant charges $35 per 1,000 gallons for... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacueesnoon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was on the verge of collapsing. Most
In Anzac, locals dig deep to help evacuees
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 20 days ago
noon, the hamlet’s fragile infrastructure was on the verge of collapsing. Most of Wood Buffalo’s rural hamlets rely on septic tanks and have water trucked in, including Anzac, and anyone remaining in much of the municipality, including the... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Housing shortage hits Narooma family hardsystem had just been installed linking each dwelling to the treatment plant in
Housing shortage hits Narooma family hard
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
system had just been installed linking each dwelling to the treatment plant in Bermagui, ending years of problems with septic tanks. “We’ve been working on this for 20 years,” Mrs Greenaway said. Charity Anglicare meanwhile in recent weeks... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Leaky septic tanks contaminate St. Lucie RiverRiver last year and discovered an eye opening revelation. “We found very high
Leaky septic tanks contaminate St. Lucie River
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 21 days ago
River last year and discovered an eye opening revelation. “We found very high concentrations of fecal bacteria coming from septic tanks,” says Lapointe. He says sewerage is seeping into the river day by day and has been for years. Only now are the... Read more
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First Coast News
Hundreds of fish dead in Columbia County lakevulnerable to DO-related fish kills. Developed areas create runoff that contain
Hundreds of fish dead in Columbia County lake
First Coast News / Posted 22 days ago
vulnerable to DO-related fish kills. Developed areas create runoff that contains high amounts of nutrients from septic tanks; street and yard drainage that enters water bodies and causes water quality problems. High levels of nutrients... Read more
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Zero Hedge
2008 Deja Vu? Treasury Warns Congress - Bailout Puerto Rico Or Risk "Chaotic Unwinds... Cascading Defaults"the intensifying threat from the Zika virus, financial constraints have made it
2008 Deja Vu? Treasury Warns Congress - Bailout Puerto Rico Or Risk "Chaotic Unwinds... Cascading Defaults"
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
the intensifying threat from the Zika virus, financial constraints have made it extremely difficult to counteract. Unsealed septic tanks, abandoned homes, cemeteries, and piles of old tires, where mosquito larvae grow, for example, must all be... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
EFF manifesto: A plan for the peopleby EFF purports to provide flushing toilets connected to the Municipality sewag
EFF manifesto: A plan for the people
Mail & Guardian / Posted 23 days ago
by EFF purports to provide flushing toilets connected to the Municipality sewage system and/or to clean safe and durable septic tanks. And provide Clean and well-serviced toilets in all public spaces in towns, townships and villages. The EFF... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Friedman: Out of Africathe drought, now we face the rain. Wading in the mud, day in, day out Using t
Friedman: Out of Africa
Rutland Herald / Posted 23 days ago
the drought, now we face the rain. Wading in the mud, day in, day out Using the flood as a pretext, some empty their septic tanks at night As the tanks overflow, it�s neighbor against neighbor Puddles become streams and rivers in which... Read more
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The Hindu
December deluge may decide upshot of poll hereMayor M. Subramanian says they have since been lying empty. “The AIADMK govern
December deluge may decide upshot of poll here
The Hindu / Posted 24 days ago
Mayor M. Subramanian says they have since been lying empty. “The AIADMK government said that the housing complex can have septic tanks. In such a central area, why is impossible to provide drainage lines? We will provide for it and ensure that the... Read more
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FOX Business
How Risky Is American Water Works Stock?services to the military and is looking to expand its relationship with individ
How Risky Is American Water Works Stock?
FOX Business / Posted 24 days ago
services to the military and is looking to expand its relationship with individual homeowners in areas such as wells and septic tanks, among many others. The military deals are long-term and contract based, so losing a contract would be a big... Read more
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