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The Florida Times-Union
Waycross can't turn off water, sewer to de-annexed properties in Pierce County, judge rulesWaycross cannot cut off water and sewer service to legislatively de-annexed pro
Waycross can't turn off water, sewer to de-annexed properties in Pierce County, judge rules
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 hours ago
Waycross cannot cut off water and sewer service to legislatively de-annexed property in Pierce County because it would cause undue harm to customers while not resulting in short term financial harm to the city, a Superior Court Judge ruled... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Waycross officials tell Georgia House committee of issues in annexation, de-annexation lawsATLANTA | Officials from Waycross told a legislative panel Monday of the city’s
Waycross officials tell Georgia House committee of issues in annexation, de-annexation laws
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
ATLANTA | Officials from Waycross told a legislative panel Monday of the city’s problems in the procedures for shrinking city borders that creates headaches for residents and taxpayers. The comments came during the first of three meetings by a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DHMT Launches Fight Against MalariaBobonong — The head of the Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) Dr Ja
DHMT Launches Fight Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bobonong — The head of the Bobirwa District Health Management Team (DHMT) Dr Jackson Kaguamba has assured councillors that his team is committed to eliminating malaria in the sub-district. Presenting on the malaria situation in Bobirwa, Dr Kaguamba... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
'Fishing huts’ south of Bowen caught up in legal battleA GROUP of "fishing huts" south of Bowen is at the centre of a legal battle lau
'Fishing huts’ south of Bowen caught up in legal battle
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
A GROUP of "fishing huts" south of Bowen is at the centre of a legal battle launched by the Whitsunday Regional Council. The 45 respondents, named in court documents submitted to the Planning and Environment Court, have been told to stop using the... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
'Fishing huts’ south of Bowen caught up in legal battleA GROUP of "fishing huts" south of Bowen is at the centre of a legal battle lau
'Fishing huts’ south of Bowen caught up in legal battle
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
A GROUP of "fishing huts" south of Bowen is at the centre of a legal battle launched by the Whitsunday Regional Council. The 45 respondents, named in court documents submitted to the Planning and Environment Court, have been told to stop using the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Around The TownsBlakely The Lake Ladore amusement park didn’t have a roller coaster or a water
Around The Towns
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Blakely The Lake Ladore amusement park didn’t have a roller coaster or a water slide, but 115 years ago, a carousel and a place to swim were enough for Northeast Pennsylvania’s coal miners. Waymart Area Historical Society President Jane Varcoe will... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion ProjectEach week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Cora
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion Project
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 4 days ago
Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. The... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion ProjectEach week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Cora
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion Project
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. The... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion ProjectEach week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Cora
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion Project
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. The... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion ProjectEach week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Cora
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion Project
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 4 days ago
Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. The... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion ProjectEach week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Cora
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion Project
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 4 days ago
Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. The... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Tropical Storm Erika: What happens when super moon, storm collideAn ancient celestial event and an atmospheric newbie will collide this weekend
Tropical Storm Erika: What happens when super moon, storm collide
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
An ancient celestial event and an atmospheric newbie will collide this weekend with potentially soggy results. On Saturday, a super moon rises over Florida, its gravitational grip on Earth pulling at the tides like a cosmic magnet. The full moon... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion ProjectEach week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Cora
Question of the Week, Week six: Utility Expansion Project
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
Each week through the primary, The Breeze will ask the candidates for Cape Coral City Council an issue-related question. In the interest of fairness, each candidate is limited to the same amount of space, about 100 words, for their response. The... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Governance MattersYves here. This post illustrates how dominant the neoliberal paradigm has becom
Governance Matters
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
Yves here. This post illustrates how dominant the neoliberal paradigm has become all over the world, and how it fails to acknowledge, much the less address, the well-known failings of markets, such as externalities. It is time we recognised that the... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Storm causes damage throughout San Juan CountyAZTEC — Almost two years after floods caused thousands of dollars of damage to
Storm causes damage throughout San Juan County
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
AZTEC — Almost two years after floods caused thousands of dollars of damage to several properties here, a similar storm once again spewed mud and debris across roads. The heavy rains prompted the New Mexico Environment Department to urge well users... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ruling coming on if Waycross can turn off water, sewer to deannexed part of Pierce CountyBLACKSHEAR | A Superior Court judge said during a Thursday hearing he will rule
Ruling coming on if Waycross can turn off water, sewer to deannexed part of Pierce County
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 6 days ago
BLACKSHEAR | A Superior Court judge said during a Thursday hearing he will rule by Wednesday on whether Waycross can shut off water and sewer service to a portion of Pierce County that was legislatively de-annexed as of July 1. The hearing was the... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Updated Septic Systems Are Key To Stopping Shinnecock Bay Pollution, Experts SayAll eight panelists attending Monday night’s Hampton Bays Civic Association mee
Updated Septic Systems Are Key To Stopping Shinnecock Bay Pollution, Experts Say
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 7 days ago
All eight panelists attending Monday night’s Hampton Bays Civic Association meeting agreed that addressing the hamlet’s outdated residential septic systems is the next logical step to improve water quality in Shinnecock Bay. Southampton Town Trustee... Read more
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The Suffolk Times
Town Hall notes: Board backs new deer management positionAt Tuesday morning’s meeting, the Town Board endorsed the idea of hiring a part
Town Hall notes: Board backs new deer management position
The Suffolk Times / Posted 7 days ago
At Tuesday morning’s meeting, the Town Board endorsed the idea of hiring a part-time position devoted solely to deer management. “Certainly, there’s merit here, because we’re still way out of balance. There’s deer everywhere.” said Councilman Bill... Read more
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iol.co.za
Human waste dumped next to schoolSUPPLIEDWorkers from a human-waste removal company caught in the act of dumping
Human waste dumped next to school
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
SUPPLIEDWorkers from a human-waste removal company caught in the act of dumping raw sewage next to a Joburg school. They have since been suspended. Johannesburg - The owner of a human-waste removal company has suspended two of his employees after... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Residents warned: floodwater poses health risksFever, diarrhoea, ear and eye infections are just some of the risks people face
Residents warned: floodwater poses health risks
Kiama Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Fever, diarrhoea, ear and eye infections are just some of the risks people face by coming into contact with contaminated floodwater. Flooding at The Park Road in Sanctuary Point, where many streets have been submerged following heavy... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Residents warned: floodwater poses health risksFever, diarrhoea, ear and eye infections are just some of the risks people face
Residents warned: floodwater poses health risks
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
Fever, diarrhoea, ear and eye infections are just some of the risks people face by coming into contact with contaminated floodwater. Flooding at The Park Road in Sanctuary Point, where many streets have been submerged following heavy... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Board offers subsidy to improve water qualityWednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:08 amPress Release: Auckland Council 26 August 20
Board offers subsidy to improve water quality
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 10:08 amPress Release: Auckland Council 26 August 2015The lagoons at Karekare, Piha, North Piha and Te Henga (Bethells) have a... Read more
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Sun Star
Study points out absence of sewage treatment in Davao CityFOREIGN interns of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Davao Reg
Study points out absence of sewage treatment in Davao City
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
FOREIGN interns of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Davao Region see the need for Davao City to pay attention on its industrial wastewaters. A study, “Assessment of the Water Situation and the Safety of Wastewater and Sanitation in... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Waycross, Pierce County may enter negotiations on water and sewer service in de-annexed areaWaycross received a pair of letters Monday suggesting some movement in its ongo
Waycross, Pierce County may enter negotiations on water and sewer service in de-annexed area
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
Waycross received a pair of letters Monday suggesting some movement in its ongoing court battle with Pierce County over property legislatively de-annexed from the city as of July 1. One letter came from state Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear, who... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Jacksonville libraries deserve to be open longerAfter a decade of budget cuts, it appears the Jacksonville Public Library syste
Jacksonville libraries deserve to be open longer
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
After a decade of budget cuts, it appears the Jacksonville Public Library system is at least remaining stable. But the damage has been done. Records for use were supplanted by reductions thanks to library hours being repeatedly cut. Years of... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
11 Victims Rescued From Kidnappings In MexicoPolice in Mexico are trying to figure how many bodies were dumped at a home in
11 Victims Rescued From Kidnappings In Mexico
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 10 days ago
Police in Mexico are trying to figure how many bodies were dumped at a home in Veracruz. Authorities say they were able to rescue 11 people from the home. Investigators say they were likely kidnapped by the Gulf Cartel. In their investigation,... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Aid work 'more than a job'The young girls were quiet and withdrawn. They didn't interact much with those
Aid work 'more than a job'
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
The young girls were quiet and withdrawn. They didn't interact much with those around them, aside from close family, and rarely left the home where they stayed. One could hardly blame them. Syrian refugees whose families fled the bloody civil war in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Demolitions Target the Poor'By Paidamoyo Muzulu /Zisunko Ndlovu HARARE City Council practises double stand
'Demolitions Target the Poor'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
By Paidamoyo Muzulu /Zisunko Ndlovu HARARE City Council practises double standards against the poorer communities when it comes to demolition of illegal structures, according to information in The Standard's possession. While illegal structures in... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
‘Demolitions target the poor’ HARARE City Council practises double standards against the poorer communities
‘Demolitions target the poor’
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 10 days ago
HARARE City Council practises double standards against the poorer communities when it comes to demolition of illegal structures, according to information in The Standard’s possession. Paidamoyo Muzulu /Zisunko... Read more
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WTOV 9 Steubenville
Update on algae issue on Ohio RiverUpdated: Saturday, August 22 2015, 07:59 PM EDT OHIO COUNTY, WV - The Wheeling
Update on algae issue on Ohio River
WTOV 9 Steubenville / Posted 11 days ago
Updated: Saturday, August 22 2015, 07:59 PM EDT OHIO COUNTY, WV - The Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and the city of Wheeling has been working with several local, state and national organizations concerning the recent discovery of blue-green... Read more
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The Farmington Daily Times
Despite official's concerns, many Totah Subdivision residents aren't worried about septic-well contaminationTOTAH SUBDIVISION — Many of the residents in the Totah subdivision south of Far
Despite official's concerns, many Totah Subdivision residents aren't worried about septic-well contamination
The Farmington Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
TOTAH SUBDIVISION — Many of the residents in the Totah subdivision south of Farmington either haven't heard of the neighborhood's potential well water contamination or aren't concerned. "Hadn't really crossed my mind," Francisco Gomez said Friday... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Conservation Urged Despite Low Algae LevelsWith assistance from the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission and the
Conservation Urged Despite Low Algae Levels
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 11 days ago
With assistance from the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission and the Ohio EPA, water samples collected Friday along the Ohio River show algae levels below reporting limits. The health advisory that was issued on 8/20/15 urging residents to... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Doing the Dirty Work at the Iowa State FairSanitation crew cleans up at Iowa State Fair. (WHO-HD) DES MOINES, Iowa — The
Doing the Dirty Work at the Iowa State Fair
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 12 days ago
Sanitation crew cleans up at Iowa State Fair. (WHO-HD) DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa State Fair has over 150 portable toilets and someone has to clean them, that is where Jason Shepherd and his team come into play. “It’s rewarding,” says Sheppard.... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Health Dept. Urges Caution on RiverWHEELING - Residents who plan to boat, ski or swim in the Ohio River this weeke
Health Dept. Urges Caution on River
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 12 days ago
WHEELING - Residents who plan to boat, ski or swim in the Ohio River this weekend are urged to use caution after blue-green algae was found in water samples taken this week. According to officials with the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Musoma Residents to Enjoy Better Water Services SoonNOW there is every indication that implementation of the much awaited multibill
Musoma Residents to Enjoy Better Water Services Soon
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
NOW there is every indication that implementation of the much awaited multibillion project designed to provide clean and safe water to all homes in Musoma municipality of Mara region will be ready soon. Many residents in Musoma will start enjoying... Read more
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KRGV Rio Grande Valley
McAllen Community to be Connected to Sewer Line help is on the way tonight for a valley neighborhood. it took two decades for
McAllen Community to be Connected to Sewer Line
KRGV Rio Grande Valley / Posted 12 days ago
help is on the way tonight for a valley neighborhood. it took two decades for these homeowners to finally get relief. but rain meant they could be a chance their yards and homes could be covered with... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
Health Dept. Urges Caution on RiverAccording to officials with the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and city
Health Dept. Urges Caution on River
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 13 days ago
According to officials with the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department and city of Wheeling, water testing on Wednesday at Pike Island Lock and Dam showed elevated levels of blue-green algae. The algae, at high concentrations, can cause health... Read more
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herald ie/
Labour rounds on Noonan in blame game over €100 grant Font Size A serious rift has emerged in the Coalition after the Labour Party
Labour rounds on Noonan in blame game over €100 grant
herald ie/ / Posted 13 days ago
Font Size A serious rift has emerged in the Coalition after the Labour Party rounded on Finance Minister Michael Noonan over the latest Irish Water debacle. Niall O'Connor – 21 August 2015 02:30... Read more
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The News-Times
‘Huge spike’ in algae a concern for CandlewoodDANBURY — A lakewide bloom of toxic blue-green algae might return to Candlewood
‘Huge spike’ in algae a concern for Candlewood
The News-Times / Posted 13 days ago
DANBURY — A lakewide bloom of toxic blue-green algae might return to Candlewood Lake later this year, according to data collected from the water on Thursday. Although algae is always present in the lake, the blue-green variety, also known as... Read more
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The Maui News
State DOH wants Gov. Ige to outlaw future cesspoolsPublic meetings currently are ongoing statewide. The meeting on Maui was held T
State DOH wants Gov. Ige to outlaw future cesspools
The Maui News / Posted 13 days ago
Public meetings currently are ongoing statewide. The meeting on Maui was held Tuesday; today, there is a meeting at the Kaunakakai Gym, beginning at 6:30 p.m. This measure is not as strict as rule changes presented last fall that would have forced... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Analysis of toilet waste from international aircraft may lead to global surveillance of infectious diseasesCurrent international disease surveillance systems are mainly based on reports
Analysis of toilet waste from international aircraft may lead to global surveillance of infectious diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 13 days ago
Current international disease surveillance systems are mainly based on reports made by doctors after treatment of infected patients. As a consequence, disease-causing microorganisms and resistance bacteria have time to spread and make large... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Benton County eyes septic system ordinanceBENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners got their initial look Wednesday of a pro
Benton County eyes septic system ordinance
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
BENTONVILLE -- Benton County planners got their initial look Wednesday of a proposal to regulate on-site wastewater treatment systems. The Planning Board discussed the issue during its meeting Wednesday. The proposal would require the location and... Read more
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South Maryland News
Coalition puts cleanup focus where it should be: Conowingo DamIn reference to the letter to the editor in the July 31 edition of The Calvert
Coalition puts cleanup focus where it should be: Conowingo Dam
South Maryland News / Posted 15 days ago
In reference to the letter to the editor in the July 31 edition of The Calvert Recorder, “Think twice about joining the Clean Chesapeake Coalition,” I offer the following response: Clean it up. Many in rural areas have septic tanks that are pumped... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Pipe dreams: How a tiny Texas town is worlds apart from El PasoPatrick Noha has been a resident of Vinton for the past 25 years. He loves livi
Pipe dreams: How a tiny Texas town is worlds apart from El Paso
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
Patrick Noha has been a resident of Vinton for the past 25 years. He loves living in the 2.4 square-mile town that is gently nestled between El Paso and Las Cruces. It’s just 20 minutes from a major city but residents say it’s a world apart. Noha... Read more
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Las Cruces Sun-News
Doña Ana County seeks $30.4M in projectsLAS CRUCES >> Doña Ana County officials recently approved a 76-project wi
Doña Ana County seeks $30.4M in projects
Las Cruces Sun-News / Posted 15 days ago
LAS CRUCES >> Doña Ana County officials recently approved a 76-project wish list seeking $30.4 million in streets, sewage and flood-control projects across the county. The ranked list will be used to lobby for state dollars early next year in... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
RWRA to expand sewer system in Daviess Co.A sewer system will be expanded in Daviess County. The Regional Water Resource
RWRA to expand sewer system in Daviess Co.
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
A sewer system will be expanded in Daviess County. The Regional Water Resource Agency will connect a 127-home subdivision to the system. Several homeowners, who live in subdivisions off Hayden Road, petitioned for the connection. We're told the... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
RWRA to expand sewer system in Daviess Co.A sewer system will be expanded in Daviess County. The Regional Water Resource
RWRA to expand sewer system in Daviess Co.
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 15 days ago
A sewer system will be expanded in Daviess County. The Regional Water Resource Agency will connect a 127-home subdivision to the system. Several homeowners, who live in subdivisions off Hayden Road, petitioned for the connection. We're told the... Read more
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The Signal
Turning your gray water into green lawnNeed to cut your water use by 25 percent? Thirty-two percent? Thirty-eight perc
Turning your gray water into green lawn
The Signal / Posted 17 days ago
Need to cut your water use by 25 percent? Thirty-two percent? Thirty-eight percent? No problem, say proponents of gray water recycling systems. Recycling gray water at home promises to do for water what solar panels did for electricity — transform... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sunita Narain: Governance mattersWhy strengthening regulatory capacity should be the first step in solving envir
Sunita Narain: Governance matters
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Why strengthening regulatory capacity should be the first step in solving environmental problemsWhy strengthening regulatory capacity should be the first step in solving environmental problemsIt is time we recognised... Read more
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Daily Mail
New York's mafia graveyard where residents live without a sewer systemLife in the Hole: The New York City mafia graveyard in the shadow of JFK Airpor
New York's mafia graveyard where residents live without a sewer system
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
Life in the Hole: The New York City mafia graveyard in the shadow of JFK Airport where residents live without a sewer system Allen Agostino photographed several-block area in eastern Brooklyn and Queens during 14-month stay Depressed ground near... Read more
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