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The Florida Times-Union
There are plenty of good reasons to support the referendumfor public safety. Jacksonville also has other big needs, such as fully funding
There are plenty of good reasons to support the referendum
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
for public safety. Jacksonville also has other big needs, such as fully funding the Jacksonville Journey, replacing failing septic tanks, funding port deepening, replacing library hours —the list is long. The local economy cannot support funding... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rod Heaps: Nature biting back over waterthat flow off our roads, the orchard and farm chemicals that soak into the grou
Rod Heaps: Nature biting back over water
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
that flow off our roads, the orchard and farm chemicals that soak into the ground or wash into the waterways, the many septic tanks and ground soakage systems, then there's the list of animals that we know is extensive. As a council, we need... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
River Life: Oxygen isn't as prevalent for river life as it is for you and meallow excessive nutrients to be released into our river. So reducing the amount
River Life: Oxygen isn't as prevalent for river life as it is for you and me
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
allow excessive nutrients to be released into our river. So reducing the amount of fertilizer used on lawns and making sure septic tanks are functioning properly are ways we can make sure we don’t see massive die-offs and green scum covering our... Read more
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FOX News
As cholera ravaged Haiti, UN peacekeepers around the world made a messforce “deposited untreated wastewater in unauthorized, open and unsecured sites
As cholera ravaged Haiti, UN peacekeepers around the world made a mess
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
force “deposited untreated wastewater in unauthorized, open and unsecured sites.” At 27 peacekeeper sites, UNOCI septic tanks “were not properly maintained,” as the audit blandly put it. An unspecified number were “cracked, full of waste,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Troubling Times At Unity Collegesprogress of the college, and so we generate our workers in the college. Apart f
Troubling Times At Unity Colleges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
progress of the college, and so we generate our workers in the college. Apart from other capital projects we evacuate the septic tanks of the college, fumigate the environment periodically and maintain the facilities. "So, if government says... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On Coalition for Local GovernmentHAS A FLUSHING TOILET, which will be connected to the Municipality sewage syste
EFF Statement On Coalition for Local Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
HAS A FLUSHING TOILET, which will be connected to the Municipality sewage system and/or to clean, safe, and durable septic tanks. Put to an END TO CADRE DEPLOYMENT PRACTICES AND POLICIES in all Municipalities, and employ all on the basis of... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
What's Going Around: flood-related illnessessicknesses related to the flooding aftermath. "This water has been lying aroun
What's Going Around: flood-related illnesses
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 days ago
sicknesses related to the flooding aftermath. "This water has been lying around and there's wild animals and there are septic tanks that have overflown," said Monlezun. "It's really dangerous that you could end up with some sort of GI or... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
What's Going Around: flood-related illnessessicknesses related to the flooding aftermath. "This water has been lying aroun
What's Going Around: flood-related illnesses
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
sicknesses related to the flooding aftermath. "This water has been lying around and there's wild animals and there are septic tanks that have overflown," said Monlezun. "It's really dangerous that you could end up with some sort of GI or... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Walton looking for ways to avoid 'flesh-eating bacteria' debacleto the board of county commissioners. Part of the meeting was also to address
Walton looking for ways to avoid 'flesh-eating bacteria' debacle
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
to the board of county commissioners. Part of the meeting was also to address concerns the county has heard about septic tanks and algae blooms. According to the report, DOH-Walton had 25 sewage spills in the past two years, all of which... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Four-decade replumbing rejuvenates St. Johns Riverbasin project. Cattle waste and fertilizer continue to add phosphorus to soils
Four-decade replumbing rejuvenates St. Johns River
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
basin project. Cattle waste and fertilizer continue to add phosphorus to soils already rich with the nutrient, as do leaky septic tanks. But regional water managers say the landmark project fended off what could have been much worse. Despite all... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Four-decade replumbing rejuvenates St. Johns Riverbasin project. Cattle waste and fertilizer continue to add phosphorus to soils
Four-decade replumbing rejuvenates St. Johns River
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
basin project. Cattle waste and fertilizer continue to add phosphorus to soils already rich with the nutrient, as do leaky septic tanks. But regional water managers say the landmark project fended off what could have been much worse. Despite all... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Four-decade replumbing rejuvenates St. Johns Riverbasin project. Cattle waste and fertilizer continue to add phosphorus to soils
Four-decade replumbing rejuvenates St. Johns River
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
basin project. Cattle waste and fertilizer continue to add phosphorus to soils already rich with the nutrient, as do leaky septic tanks. But regional water managers say the landmark project fended off what could have been much worse. Despite all... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
City Council moves ahead with septic tank program and short-term money for Friends of Hemming ParkNorthwest Jacksonville neighborhoods. The overall phase-out program has a $15
City Council moves ahead with septic tank program and short-term money for Friends of Hemming Park
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
Northwest Jacksonville neighborhoods. The overall phase-out program has a $15 million city match that will remove 1,150 septic tanks from the Biltmore, Beverly Hills and Christobel neighborhoods and replace them with sewer lines. The project is... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Enviros Say County Is Letting Developers Slide On Clean Water Act Requirementsand a “red tide” algae that can be fatal to humans has bloomed regularly. Yet t
Enviros Say County Is Letting Developers Slide On Clean Water Act Requirements
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 3 days ago
and a “red tide” algae that can be fatal to humans has bloomed regularly. Yet the condos were allowed to be built with only septic tanks and cesspool rings beneath them, because the project was deemed to be “grandfathered” under the motel’s... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Wednesday's Letter to the Editorcrap enter our country living just because we don’t have to pay what the town f
Wednesday's Letter to the Editor
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 3 days ago
crap enter our country living just because we don’t have to pay what the town folks do. Country living we are on wells and septic tanks not town water or septic plus we have larger yards than town homes do. They say now there is no more burning... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
City Council votes to expand sewer servicesCity Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to pass a bill extending city sewe
City Council votes to expand sewer services
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 3 days ago
City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to pass a bill extending city sewer service to communities that rely solely on septic tanks. The passing of legislative bill 2016-490 means that JEA and the city will spend $15 million each over the next... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Blue-Green Algae Blooms Discovered In Mecox Baywho live or near the water can take a number of steps to prevent pollution, Ms.
Blue-Green Algae Blooms Discovered In Mecox Bay
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 4 days ago
who live or near the water can take a number of steps to prevent pollution, Ms. Henn said—including making sure that their septic tanks are properly maintained every year and creating a buffer zone of plants to prevent unfiltered fertilizers from... Read more
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The Hindu
Who will clean the Swachh Bharat toilets, asks WilsonSBM without taking into account the fact that they would still need manual scav
Who will clean the Swachh Bharat toilets, asks Wilson
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
SBM without taking into account the fact that they would still need manual scavengers to clean them. “Who will clean the septic tanks in the absence of suction pumps?” he asked. “India can build cryogenic engines and send rockets to the moon but... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
The Wheel might not be spinning but it's a done-deala truck-load of money behind. That certainly was the post-Verrazano era when h
The Wheel might not be spinning but it's a done-deal
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
a truck-load of money behind. That certainly was the post-Verrazano era when homeowners found themselves with overflowing septic tanks, no storm sewers and kitchen cabinets falling off the walls. A call to the developer often was met with "This... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Bogs and Beer: Wetlands education paired with brewsfor runoff. According to Adam Warwick with The Nature Conservancy, the excess
Bogs and Beer: Wetlands education paired with brews
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
for runoff. According to Adam Warwick with The Nature Conservancy, the excess nutrient input from pastures, roads and septic tanks changes the whole soil dynamic. An alkaline environment encourages the growth of herbaceous plants, which... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return homeat its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return home
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 4 days ago
at its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from forest fires, food safety, water quality and septic tanks and disposal fields. Residents returning are also advised to check BC Hydro for updates on power outages. RCMP... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return homeat its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return home
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 4 days ago
at its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from forest fires, food safety, water quality and septic tanks and disposal fields. Residents returning are also advised to check BC Hydro for updates on power outages. RCMP... Read more
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BC Local News
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return homeat its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return home
BC Local News / Posted 4 days ago
at its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from forest fires, food safety, water quality and septic tanks and disposal fields. Residents returning are also advised to check BC Hydro for updates on power outages. RCMP... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return homeat its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return home
Penticton Western News / Posted 4 days ago
at its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from forest fires, food safety, water quality and septic tanks and disposal fields. Residents returning are also advised to check BC Hydro for updates on power outages. RCMP... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return homeat its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from
Some Bear Creek Wildfire evacuees allowed to return home
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 4 days ago
at its emergency preparedness webpages which deals with exposure to smoke from forest fires, food safety, water quality and septic tanks and disposal fields. Residents returning are also advised to check BC Hydro for updates on power outages. RCMP... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Jupiter event is open to the publicemptying the high-nutrient water into the St. Lucie River. The high temperature
Jupiter event is open to the public
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 days ago
emptying the high-nutrient water into the St. Lucie River. The high temperatures and nutrients combine to create the algae. Septic tanks leaking into the soil contribute to nutrients entering waterways, they said. The first day of the two-day... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach to lawmakers: Speed up plan for Lake O reservoirssouth of the lake in the Everglades Agricultural Area, to speed up repair of th
Palm Beach to lawmakers: Speed up plan for Lake O reservoirs
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
south of the lake in the Everglades Agricultural Area, to speed up repair of the Herbert Hoover Dike and to eliminate septic tanks in the region. Representatives from the sugar industry attended Tuesday’s council meeting to oppose the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Kaye Savage: Have fun but be smart about water(bacteria that can cause negative health impacts). These bacteria originate fro
Kaye Savage: Have fun but be smart about water
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
(bacteria that can cause negative health impacts). These bacteria originate from human and animal waste such as leaky septic tanks, farms where cattle or other animals have access to streams, and wildlife and pet waste. So please pick up after... Read more
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Business Standard India
We need a Prime Minister who protects our freedom: Bezwada Wilsonbeaten up on the streets for cleaning their dirt. More than 1,200 have died in
We need a Prime Minister who protects our freedom: Bezwada Wilson
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
beaten up on the streets for cleaning their dirt. More than 1,200 have died in the past two years cleaning the sewers and septic tanks. Four died on August 13. We are yet to get our freedom. Our freedom struggle never ended. We need freedom from... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Sorrento flood fight continues as officials consider drainage optionfamily stack higher and higher outside his home sits in about three inches of w
Sorrento flood fight continues as officials consider drainage option
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 7 days ago
family stack higher and higher outside his home sits in about three inches of water. Making matters worse is the smell as septic tanks in his neighborhood back up and rotting fish float in the flood waters nearby. "I don't think it's gotten as... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Sorrento flood fight continues as officials consider drainage optionfamily stack higher and higher outside his home sits in about three inches of w
Sorrento flood fight continues as officials consider drainage option
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 7 days ago
family stack higher and higher outside his home sits in about three inches of water. Making matters worse is the smell as septic tanks in his neighborhood back up and rotting fish float in the flood waters nearby. "I don't think it's gotten as... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Sorrento flood fight continues as officials consider drainage optionfamily stack higher and higher outside his home sits in about three inches of w
Sorrento flood fight continues as officials consider drainage option
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
family stack higher and higher outside his home sits in about three inches of water. Making matters worse is the smell as septic tanks in his neighborhood back up and rotting fish float in the flood waters nearby. "I don't think it's gotten as... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Kassab: A year after task force, more help for heroin addictsfact, I've been one of those critics from time to time. On roads that are too b
Kassab: A year after task force, more help for heroin addicts
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
fact, I've been one of those critics from time to time. On roads that are too big and too dangerous for pedestrians. On septic tanks and other pollution that are fouling our once-pristine springs. On the plague of gun violence. But here we are... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: Has Gov. Scott ever met a polluter he didn't want to help?about the state’s water continually cut revenues when more money is needed for
Ron Littlepage: Has Gov. Scott ever met a polluter he didn't want to help?
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 days ago
about the state’s water continually cut revenues when more money is needed for such things as, for starters, getting rid of septic tanks? Last year, the head of the South Florida Water Management District bucked Scott and convinced his board to not... Read more
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The Apalachicola Times
‘Sludge Buster’ makes run for Congressstill can’t afford to go to junior colleges.” An avid environmentalist, eh sai
‘Sludge Buster’ makes run for Congress
The Apalachicola Times / Posted 8 days ago
still can’t afford to go to junior colleges.” An avid environmentalist, eh said one of his proposals is to push to replace septic tanks in coastal areas. “If we need new septic tanks, we arrange to finance them for the owners,” Dartland said. And... Read more
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heraldscotland
New discoveries rewrite history of holy Ionaand the site then covered over with concrete, with remains being preserved and
New discoveries rewrite history of holy Iona
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
and the site then covered over with concrete, with remains being preserved and stored. Dr Ellis said she was keen to get back onto the site later in the year and carry out further investigations when when septic tanks are due to be put ins... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
As Rio bay waters show, we badly need innovation in treating human wastes1900s. By 1940, half of the population with sewers also had some water treatmen
As Rio bay waters show, we badly need innovation in treating human wastes
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
1900s. By 1940, half of the population with sewers also had some water treatment before disposal. In more rural areas, septic tanks were installed. Over time, treatment and environmental disposal improved. The Boston Harbor, for instance, was... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Rutherford, Ray, Tanzler, Malin, McClure, Kaufman and Pueschel bios and questionnairesAmerican worker and business. Two Issues: Insure that the river bottom is seale
Rutherford, Ray, Tanzler, Malin, McClure, Kaufman and Pueschel bios and questionnaires
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
American worker and business. Two Issues: Insure that the river bottom is sealed so that brackish water (sewer pipes and septic tanks have sometime leaked into the river) does not directly infiltrating into the aquifer. I would consult with the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Muhlenberg seeks solution to septic inspections fee increasePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection mandates septic inspections
Muhlenberg seeks solution to septic inspections fee increase
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection mandates septic inspections every three years to confirm septic tanks are functioning safely to prevent well water contamination and other environmental hazards. Residents are to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Funds to restore our springs are being haphazardly thrown aroundin areas of highest aquifer and spring vulnerability. Recent funding has focus
Funds to restore our springs are being haphazardly thrown around
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
in areas of highest aquifer and spring vulnerability. Recent funding has focused the state’s efforts on: ■ Connecting septic tanks to central sewer systems ($33 million). ■ Building new and upgrading existing wastewater treatment plants ($27... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Dumps Father's Corpse in Septic TankArea of Anambra State, was arrested after his landlord raised alarm on discover
Man Dumps Father's Corpse in Septic Tank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Area of Anambra State, was arrested after his landlord raised alarm on discovering a decomposing corpse in one of the septic tanks in the compound. The suspect who is a bricklayer had reportedly told his neigbours that one of his sisters... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Sewage rate debate continues in Warner Robinsfair to me still.” He said he and his Bonaire neighbors are almost all on city
Sewage rate debate continues in Warner Robins
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 16 days ago
fair to me still.” He said he and his Bonaire neighbors are almost all on city sewer because their lots are too small for septic tanks. Laura Gibson argues against the fee as well. She has over 30 signatures on a petition protesting the fee... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Alternative septic systems coming, but questions remainto be the first major change to residential on-site wastewater technology since
Alternative septic systems coming, but questions remain
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 16 days ago
to be the first major change to residential on-site wastewater technology since 1973, when the county first required septic tanks along with leaching pools, according to Walter Dawydiak, the health department’s director of environmental... Read more
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Daily Mail
Another wrongful death lawsuit filed in Charleston church shootingat helping the county’s poorest residents with problems they couldn’t otherwise
Another wrongful death lawsuit filed in Charleston church shooting
Daily Mail / Posted 16 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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FOX News
Amid Haiti cholera epidemic, UN peacekeepers spill sewage and ignore water treatment, says internal report32 wastewater treatment plants to make sure the blue-helmeted troops and police
Amid Haiti cholera epidemic, UN peacekeepers spill sewage and ignore water treatment, says internal report
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
32 wastewater treatment plants to make sure the blue-helmeted troops and police cleaned up after themselves, along with 38 septic tanks and 55 soak pits for liquid waste, and had trained staff well on how to use them effectively. Staffers just... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Homeowner responds to proposed sewer lineThey have been unforgivably devious or terribly negligent. The board seems to
Homeowner responds to proposed sewer line
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
They have been unforgivably devious or terribly negligent. The board seems to think sewer lines are more reliable than septic tanks. The EPA could send me no data to support that theory, nor did the board send me any information to show there... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
If a sales tax fails, other solutions will have to be found for Jacksonville's pension problemof construction projects totalling several hundred million dollars in areas suc
If a sales tax fails, other solutions will have to be found for Jacksonville's pension problem
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 17 days ago
of construction projects totalling several hundred million dollars in areas such as drainage, roads, and eliminating septic tanks that pollute waterways. They point to the collapse of Liberty Street on the downtown waterfront as a warning... Read more
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The Hindu
Thoothukudi Corporation conducts sensitisation programme on manual scavengingface masks, gloves, gum boots and reflector jackets. The Commissioner also exp
Thoothukudi Corporation conducts sensitisation programme on manual scavenging
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
face masks, gloves, gum boots and reflector jackets. The Commissioner also explained construction designs of septic tanks which accorded priority to safety. The need for vent pipe in septic tank construction and use of diaphragm... Read more
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TribLIVE
Cranberry may resort to eminent domain for sewer line projecteminent domain laws, according to Manager Jerry Andree. “This is being driven
Cranberry may resort to eminent domain for sewer line project
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
eminent domain laws, according to Manager Jerry Andree. “This is being driven by the residents on Rowan who still have septic tanks,” Andre said. “They want and need to be able to tap into the public sewer system, so the board (of supervisors)... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Half of Florida lakes' surface have 'elevated' algae levelsImplement numeric nutrient criteria to address excess nitrogen and phosphorus i
Half of Florida lakes' surface have 'elevated' algae levels
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 21 days ago
Implement numeric nutrient criteria to address excess nitrogen and phosphorus in surface water from sources such as septic tanks, runoff, livestock waste, and increased fertilizer use on farm and urban landscapes; But government does not... Read more
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