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Manila Bulletin
Manila Water completes more than 2000 water quality tests in Metro schoolspart of Manila Water’s Lingap Eskwela, a continuing program of the company for
Manila Water completes more than 2000 water quality tests in Metro schools
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
part of Manila Water’s Lingap Eskwela, a continuing program of the company for public schools that includes providing assistance to schools in repairing their water fixtures, school grounds and classrooms, and providing desludging of septic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Total Stations Threatening Liberia's Environment? Neither EPA or Public Works Admit Granting Permitswas not done properly by the EPA. Mr. Nyenka who said along every ocean, there
Total Stations Threatening Liberia's Environment? Neither EPA or Public Works Admit Granting Permits
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
was not done properly by the EPA. Mr. Nyenka who said along every ocean, there are lagoons and wetlands, which serve as septic tanks, and that wetlands were not created by mistake. In that, should in case of any heavy down pour of rain, the... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Incoming City Council president will focus on the basicssections of the city haven’t benefited from consolidation. There are sections w
Incoming City Council president will focus on the basics
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
sections of the city haven’t benefited from consolidation. There are sections without city water and sewer service. Failing septic tanks threaten water quality of the city’s many tributaries of the St. Johns River. The city has a great many... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Terry Dickson: Baby-sitting can be a battle all its ownhelped a neighbor dig up his septic tank. You know that Bible verse that starts
Terry Dickson: Baby-sitting can be a battle all its own
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
helped a neighbor dig up his septic tank. You know that Bible verse that starts “Greater love hath no man …?” Digging up septic tanks ought to be in that verse. It makes you wish you’d lit out on a journey three days earlier. By the way, I... Read more
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Island Packet
Nonprofit kicks off campaign to connect Hilton Head homes to sanitary sewerfoundation is ready to change that. About 1,000 Hilton Head homes lack sewer c
Nonprofit kicks off campaign to connect Hilton Head homes to sanitary sewer
Island Packet / Posted 4 days ago
foundation is ready to change that. About 1,000 Hilton Head homes lack sewer connections. Instead, the properties rely on septic tanks, which can back up and create unsanitary conditions. Reporting by The Island Packet in 2015 documented the... Read more
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BC Local News
Brentwood Bay sees elevated bacterial levels during heavy rainrepairs,” said Green at Monday night’s committee of the whole meeting. He said
Brentwood Bay sees elevated bacterial levels during heavy rain
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
repairs,” said Green at Monday night’s committee of the whole meeting. He said in some cases those sources tend to be septic tanks, in which case Island Health would follow up. With a limited budget, Green said they selected certain beaches... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Use of biosolids making a stinkProtection, which regulates use in Pennsylvania. Biosolids, which mostly come
Use of biosolids making a stink
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Protection, which regulates use in Pennsylvania. Biosolids, which mostly come from municipal treatment plants and home septic tanks, can be treated and produced by multiple processes, according to information supplied by a DEP... Read more
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Daily Mail
Charleston stops to remember church victims during memorial serviceat helping the county’s poorest residents with problems they couldn’t otherwise
Charleston stops to remember church victims during memorial service
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
at helping the county’s poorest residents with problems they couldn’t otherwise afford to fix such as repairing roofs or septic tanks, said J. Elliott Summey, chairman of the Charleston County Council. He said she left her county job in... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
Planning Board poised for Pandion public hearingarea of the site has poor drainage because of clay bogs that will have to be ex
Planning Board poised for Pandion public hearing
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
area of the site has poor drainage because of clay bogs that will have to be excavated, Mr. Lombardi said. All old septic tanks and oil tanks have already been removed from the site, Mr. Hogan’s representatives said. There will have to be... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Your Watershed column: Protecting our water from nonpoint source pollutionthrough pipes, but rather originates from multiple sources over a relatively la
Your Watershed column: Protecting our water from nonpoint source pollution
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 10 days ago
through pipes, but rather originates from multiple sources over a relatively large area. Nonpoint sources include failing septic tanks, improper animal-keeping practices, forestry practices, and urban and rural runoff.” It can come from anywhere;... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAchapter of the Sierra Club, has publicly advocated for the addition of a rebate
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 10 days ago
chapter of the Sierra Club, has publicly advocated for the addition of a rebate program to incentivize the repurposing of septic tanks. As residents connect to the new sewer, many are deciding to decommission their tanks, which means filling them... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Independent testing shows Broken Hill water meets standardsof bacteria in the untreated source, which Mr Khan said was not surprising. "[
Independent testing shows Broken Hill water meets standards
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
of bacteria in the untreated source, which Mr Khan said was not surprising. "[It's] usually from birds and other animals, [and is] only a significant problem if it's known to be from human sewage or septic tanks." More stories from New South W... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Green algal blooms sighted in Doctors Lake and St. Johns Riversections of waterways caused when nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from e
Green algal blooms sighted in Doctors Lake and St. Johns River
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
sections of waterways caused when nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus from excessive fertilizer runoff or worn-out septic tanks make their way into fresh water. That can feed massive growths of algae that naturally exist in the river and... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Southwest Florida waterways are murky again as lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meetingwith complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not t
Southwest Florida waterways are murky again as lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
with complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not the truth." "The real problem are the septic tanks that are along the river. Responsibility has to be taken locally," board member Melanie Peterson said. "I'm... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meetingwith complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not t
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 15 days ago
with complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not the truth." "The real problem are the septic tanks that are along the river. Responsibility has to be taken locally," board member Melanie Peterson said. "I'm... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meetingwith complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not t
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
with complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not the truth." "The real problem are the septic tanks that are along the river. Responsibility has to be taken locally," board member Melanie Peterson said. "I'm... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meetingwith complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not t
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 15 days ago
with complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not the truth." "The real problem are the septic tanks that are along the river. Responsibility has to be taken locally," board member Melanie Peterson said. "I'm... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meetingwith complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not t
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 15 days ago
with complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not the truth." "The real problem are the septic tanks that are along the river. Responsibility has to be taken locally," board member Melanie Peterson said. "I'm... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meetingwith complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not t
Lake discharges discussed at SFWMD meeting
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 15 days ago
with complex solutions," Moran said. "Buying land to solve the problem is not the truth." "The real problem are the septic tanks that are along the river. Responsibility has to be taken locally," board member Melanie Peterson said. "I'm... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
CSU East Bay students on mission to send meds to Panamaplanning to put sweat equity into their mission to Panama. From their experien
CSU East Bay students on mission to send meds to Panama
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 16 days ago
planning to put sweat equity into their mission to Panama. From their experience in Nicaragua, they learned how to build septic tanks, bathrooms, and sinks for families and plan to do the same on this trip. They will also be giving away items of... Read more
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Al.com
'America's Dirty Secret': Lowndes County singled out in new report on high cost of sanitationofficials have warned residents not to allow children to play in the yard becau
'America's Dirty Secret': Lowndes County singled out in new report on high cost of sanitation
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
officials have warned residents not to allow children to play in the yard because the soil is contaminated with waste from septic tanks." In Hayneville, the county seat, a lagoon sewage system is used, which directs sewage into a pond. "When it... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Maintenance: Simple tips to keep plumbing operating smoothlylives in a historic farmhouse, recommends the brand�s Septic Treatment, which c
Maintenance: Simple tips to keep plumbing operating smoothly
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
lives in a historic farmhouse, recommends the brand�s Septic Treatment, which contains twice the amount of enzymes to keep septic tanks in balance. More information about the product line can be found at rotorooter-products.com. �Be proactive,�... Read more
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Daily Press
Massive sewer project entering final phase after a decade of workhomes will be connected to the system until it's completed, tested and approved
Massive sewer project entering final phase after a decade of work
Daily Press / Posted 17 days ago
homes will be connected to the system until it's completed, tested and approved for use, Campbell said. The remaining septic tanks on people's properties will be pumped out and filled with sand, Woodward said. "Once they pump it out and clean... Read more
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The Borneo Post
State govt to take over waste disposal in rural areasmost of our rubbish can be turned into compost which will minimise our waste,”
State govt to take over waste disposal in rural areas
The Borneo Post / Posted 17 days ago
most of our rubbish can be turned into compost which will minimise our waste,” he said. On sewerage, Penguang said septic tanks in rural areas ideally had to be de-sludged properly to ensure the environment was not affected. “I will bring... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Rainham councillor praises bailiffs’ bravery during traveller evictionhave since complained of foul smells coming from the vacant area, believed to b
Rainham councillor praises bailiffs’ bravery during traveller eviction
Romford Recorder / Posted 19 days ago
have since complained of foul smells coming from the vacant area, believed to be a result of the travellers emptying their septic tanks before leaving. Cllr Jeffrey Tucker (Rainham and Wennington, Inds) revealed that the council was determined to... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Rainham councillor praises bailiff’s bravery during traveller evictionhave since complained of foul smells coming from the vacant area, believed to b
Rainham councillor praises bailiff’s bravery during traveller eviction
Romford Recorder / Posted 19 days ago
have since complained of foul smells coming from the vacant area, believed to be a result of the travellers emptying their septic tanks before leaving. Cllr Jeffrey Tucker (Rainham and Wennington, Inds) revealed that the council was determined to... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Water safety key to summer camp staffoccurred in Nueces County. The majority of drownings occur in pools, but incide
Water safety key to summer camp staff
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 19 days ago
occurred in Nueces County. The majority of drownings occur in pools, but incidents have occurred in lakes, bathtubs and septic tanks. Latchkey members were given a card with water safety tips from Colin's Hope, an Austin-based nonprofit... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Will Ohio’s Lake Erie strategy work?region’s farms are the main sources of the phosphorus feeding the harmful algae
Will Ohio’s Lake Erie strategy work?
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
region’s farms are the main sources of the phosphorus feeding the harmful algae. Sewage from treatment plants and leaking septic tanks play a role, too. Farm organizations say they are doing their part by promoting voluntary efforts aimed at... Read more
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Petluma360.com
A perfect storm for Petaluma-area mosquitoesbites are to apply bug spray or sleep under an oscillating, she said. “Check y
A perfect storm for Petaluma-area mosquitoes
Petluma360.com / Posted 19 days ago
bites are to apply bug spray or sleep under an oscillating, she said. “Check your yard for standing water,” she said. “Make sure septic tanks and rain barrels are screened. And don’t over water.” (Contact Matt Brown at matt.brown@arguscourier.c... Read more
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PhysOrg
Will Ohio's Lake Erie strategy work? Answers won't come soonregion's farms are the main sources of the phosphorus feeding the harmful algae
Will Ohio's Lake Erie strategy work? Answers won't come soon
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
region's farms are the main sources of the phosphorus feeding the harmful algae. Sewage from treatment plants and leaking septic tanks play a role, too. Farm organizations say they are doing their part by promoting voluntary efforts aimed at... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Sewers shut off, water aquifers dry as Mosier deals with oil train derailment aftermathnow, Mosier residents are depending on the kindness of nearby strangers. Those
Sewers shut off, water aquifers dry as Mosier deals with oil train derailment aftermath
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
now, Mosier residents are depending on the kindness of nearby strangers. Those who live outside city limits have their own septic tanks and wells, Burns said. Many have taken in evacuees. Burns said the community is grateful the damage isn't worse... Read more
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TribLIVE
Will Ohio’s Lake Erie strategy work? Answers won’t come soonregion's farms are the main sources of the phosphorus feeding the harmful algae
Will Ohio’s Lake Erie strategy work? Answers won’t come soon
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
region's farms are the main sources of the phosphorus feeding the harmful algae. Sewage from treatment plants and leaking septic tanks play a role, too. Farm organizations say they are doing their part by promoting voluntary efforts aimed at... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Local seeks to extend no-wake zoneat 37 Boathouse Road on the May River. The proposed area contains the largest c
Local seeks to extend no-wake zone
Bluffton Today / Posted 21 days ago
at 37 Boathouse Road on the May River. The proposed area contains the largest concentration of docks as well as “problem septic tanks” on the river, Wyatt said within the proposal. Town Council asked recently for SCDNR to approve a no-wake zone... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 4regulations that will impact not just the Woodacre Flats residents, but the ent
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for June 4
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 days ago
regulations that will impact not just the Woodacre Flats residents, but the entire Valley and West Marin areas that rely on septic tanks. He opposes using toxic chemicals on public lands. He sees climate change, traffic and housing as major issues... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida pollution fix: get rid of septic tanksCities are slow to get rid of septic tanks to fix pollution. The city of Rockl
Florida pollution fix: get rid of septic tanks
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
Cities are slow to get rid of septic tanks to fix pollution. The city of Rockledge at the Indian River east of Orlando is one of relatively few Florida communities that have taken on the disruptive and costly task of replacing septic tanks with... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — June 2the first time they flushed the toilet you would know instantly that there was
Letters to the editor — June 2
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 24 days ago
the first time they flushed the toilet you would know instantly that there was a septic problem. Those leach lines and septic tanks have been sitting there for months without any use; with all the trees burnt and everything around them would... Read more
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The Times Leader
Cera, Gentile show support for Belmont County Commissioner Favede's run for Ohio Houseeastern Ohio, not me." "I am bothered by the amount of people who are struggli
Cera, Gentile show support for Belmont County Commissioner Favede's run for Ohio House
The Times Leader / Posted 24 days ago
eastern Ohio, not me." "I am bothered by the amount of people who are struggling. I am bothered that people still have septic tanks, and that many still have outhouses. I'm bothered that some people have to feed their families out of food... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Have you been "spoofed?"Visit Jackson has people calling day and night on her business cell phone. The
Have you been "spoofed?"
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 24 days ago
Visit Jackson has people calling day and night on her business cell phone. The callers are thinking she called them about septic tanks, but when the victims called the number back and began asking questions, the spoofer would hang up. In reality,... Read more
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RTE News
Ireland not exempt from water charges - ECin fines for failing to comply with a 2009 ruling that Ireland had failed to fu
Ireland not exempt from water charges - EC
RTE News / Posted 26 days ago
in fines for failing to comply with a 2009 ruling that Ireland had failed to fulfil its obligations on how waste water in septic tanks was disposed of. Confirmation that Ireland is no longer exempt from water charges will almost certainly have a... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
On The Job: Septic And Cesspool Pumping In The East Valleyyou sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. We’re thinking about the jobs aro
On The Job: Septic And Cesspool Pumping In The East Valley
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 26 days ago
you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. We’re thinking about the jobs around the Phoenix area that might not be what you expect. This time, we step into a day on the job pumping septic tanks and cesspools in the East Valley with Shan... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Some annexed residents now receiving Tupelo waterwater. Installation of a sewer main on Deer Park Road does remain ongoing,Timm
Some annexed residents now receiving Tupelo water
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 28 days ago
water. Installation of a sewer main on Deer Park Road does remain ongoing,Timmons said. Annexed residents may remain on septic tanks if desired but will have the option to use city sewer. “We’re getting a lot of interest in city sewer,” Timmons... Read more
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KXXV Waco
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as la
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.
KXXV Waco / Posted 28 days ago
however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as lakes ponds and bays. They've also happened in septic tanks, bathtubs and even fountains. Pool goer Samantha Walker had a cousin who drowned and said that gives her a good... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as la
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 28 days ago
however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as lakes ponds and bays. They've also happened in septic tanks, bathtubs and even fountains. Pool goer Samantha Walker had a cousin who drowned and said that gives her a good... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as la
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 28 days ago
however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as lakes ponds and bays. They've also happened in septic tanks, bathtubs and even fountains. Pool goer Samantha Walker had a cousin who drowned and said that gives her a good... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as la
The Department of Family and Protective Services urges pool safety this summer.
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 28 days ago
however. 17 of the 35 drowned children this year have been in places such as lakes ponds and bays. They've also happened in septic tanks, bathtubs and even fountains. Pool goer Samantha Walker had a cousin who drowned and said that gives her a good... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
10 things to know before tubing after a floodissue because it will settle. Bacteria is more lasting because the ground is so
10 things to know before tubing after a flood
Houston Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
issue because it will settle. Bacteria is more lasting because the ground is so saturated and may come into contact with septic tanks, but this is likely to only affect older systems." Thorton said he does not anticipate any lasting effects on... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
City to lay sewer along Libertyville Road - By ANDY HALLMAN Ledger news editorFairfield City Council has approved a plan to build sewer lines along Libertyvi
City to lay sewer along Libertyville Road - By ANDY HALLMAN Ledger news editor
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 29 days ago
Fairfield City Council has approved a plan to build sewer lines along Libertyville Road to serve residents who in large part were relying on septic tanks. The council approved the measure on a 5-0 vote during its meeting Monday. Council member... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Saturday's Letters: Like her or not, Corrine Brown does get stuff donesame regarding where I live. In 1973, we moved to a street that had overhead e
Saturday's Letters: Like her or not, Corrine Brown does get stuff done
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 30 days ago
same regarding where I live. In 1973, we moved to a street that had overhead electric lines, no sidewalks and miserable septic tanks. Now it’s 2016, and things are still the same. I am positive if we had had Congresswoman Brown, the changes we... Read more
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Eye Witness News
FACT CHECK: Is the EFF your ‘last hope for service delivery’?has [a] flushing toilet, which will be connected to the municipal sewage system
FACT CHECK: Is the EFF your ‘last hope for service delivery’?
Eye Witness News / Posted 30 days ago
has [a] flushing toilet, which will be connected to the municipal sewage system and/or to clean, safe and durable septic tanks.” Our verdict: If each household has water in their yard. “Government policy is to provide sanitation to all... Read more
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Newport News-Times
News Times Recipe for laughteropened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin
News Times Recipe for laughter
Newport News-Times / Posted 30 days ago
opened the door to my car, I heard one of the workers say, "I never seen nothin' like that before, and I've been putting in septic tanks for 20 years." If this column didn�t make your day, I give up. In fact, I�m heading for the tray I made for... Read more
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