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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 11 hours 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 22 hours 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 yesterday
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 yesterday
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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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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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 3 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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New Kerala
Initiative to make school toilets reusable aims at tackling girls' drop-out rate - newkerala.com #55712water pipes that bring the water to the basins, removing water clogging, repair
Initiative to make school toilets reusable aims at tackling girls' drop-out rate - newkerala.com #55712
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
water pipes that bring the water to the basins, removing water clogging, repairing flushing systems or regular cleaning of septic tanks will be undertaken. The global hygiene product maker took the first step in building toilets in 2014 when it... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Utility switch could begin next weektaken into the city were already receiving municipal water. They were not on ci
Utility switch could begin next week
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 days ago
taken into the city were already receiving municipal water. They were not on city sewer, however, relying instead on septic tanks. Sewer infrastructure has not been installed yet. That means that once Timmons gets all the North Lee customers... Read more
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The Washington Times
Harry Reid: Senate must stay until it funds Zika fightit stands, the Puerto Rican government reeling from its $70 billion debt crisis
Harry Reid: Senate must stay until it funds Zika fight
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
it stands, the Puerto Rican government reeling from its $70 billion debt crisis is unable to pay contractors to empty septic tanks and other breeding grounds for mosquito larvae, said Mr. Reid, Nevada Democrat. “The Senate must do something... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Fights Flooding By Turning Plastic Waste Into Jobsof the NGO the Centre for Environment and Development, meaning they can also be
Nation Fights Flooding By Turning Plastic Waste Into Jobs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
of the NGO the Centre for Environment and Development, meaning they can also be used in marshy areas and in the building of septic tanks. The recycled slabs have already been used by the Yaounde city council for various projects and by the National... Read more
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Salem News
MUNICIPAL COURTand assured clear distance. A June 20 pretrial was set for Ronald D. Cochran,
MUNICIPAL COURT
Salem News / Posted 8 days ago
and assured clear distance. A June 20 pretrial was set for Ronald D. Cochran, 48, Forbes Road, Wellsville, cited with violating rules regarding septic tanks for refusing to follow county heath department board orders regarding a failin... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Grants, loans available for broken septic systemswith the Missouri Association of Councils of Government to engage regional plan
Grants, loans available for broken septic systems
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
with the Missouri Association of Councils of Government to engage regional planning councils statewide in efforts to repair septic tanks that may be leaking wastewater into the ground.Failing septic tank systems are one of the largest contributors... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Kumasi Prisons is chokedpublic to support the prisons, stressing that, “If we do not get funds from the
Kumasi Prisons is choked
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 10 days ago
public to support the prisons, stressing that, “If we do not get funds from the public, you can imagine what happens to the septic tanks”. DDP Tagoe commended the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, ultimate Fashion, Agyaba Jewelry and Nana Owusu Ansah... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Good reasons to support Mayor Curry's pension solutionofficers who were laid off a few years ago. It’s clear that the city has basic
Good reasons to support Mayor Curry's pension solution
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 11 days ago
officers who were laid off a few years ago. It’s clear that the city has basic infrastructure needs: thousands of failing septic tanks, traffic lights that need fixing, street lights that need to be upgraded, roads and bridges that need improving,... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
5 ways families can make Earth Day last all year longSprays (pristinesprays.com) aims to help alleviate the problem that wipes place
5 ways families can make Earth Day last all year long
Dallas Morning News / Posted 11 days ago
Sprays (pristinesprays.com) aims to help alleviate the problem that wipes place on sewer systems, water treatment plants, septic tanks and landfills. To use, simply squirt Pristine Cleansing Sprays on toilet paper to create your own natural wet... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Lake Leon Resident are tired of lake floodingResidents tell us that the lake shuts off road to neighbors houses. they also s
Lake Leon Resident are tired of lake flooding
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
Residents tell us that the lake shuts off road to neighbors houses. they also say the water can wash up into paint cans and septic tanks that our outside Rodney remember back "in 07 we had 4 and a half feet of water in our house took us a full year... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Longtime banker helps Realtors bridge the financial gap between saleswith a partner and Mullinax worked for them during summer breaks. He started o
Longtime banker helps Realtors bridge the financial gap between sales
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
with a partner and Mullinax worked for them during summer breaks. He started out with a shovel, digging field lines for septic tanks. He moved up to working with the framers and brick layers and eventually, working with carpenters, �which was... Read more
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Market Watch
How toxic algae are threatening humans and wildlife across the worldthat up to 85% of phosphorus runoff in Lake Erie is from farming. Other contrib
How toxic algae are threatening humans and wildlife across the world
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
that up to 85% of phosphorus runoff in Lake Erie is from farming. Other contributors are lawn fertilizers, failing septic tanks and sewer runoff. But overwhelmingly, said Winslow, agriculture is to blame. “The heavy lift will be for... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Township supervisor calls out state agency for refusing to help distressed residentsyears, and contacted the FOX 17 Problem Solvers because they say the state isn'
Township supervisor calls out state agency for refusing to help distressed residents
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
years, and contacted the FOX 17 Problem Solvers because they say the state isn't listening. The issues include unsanitary septic tanks, building code violations, unpaid water and heat bills and questionable ethics on collecting rent. Emmett... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Elm Springs seeks permanent connection to Springdale sewer systemfor 1½ years. Elm Springs has a septic tank effluent pumping system, which inc
Elm Springs seeks permanent connection to Springdale sewer system
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
for 1½ years. Elm Springs has a septic tank effluent pumping system, which includes a drip field, treatment process and septic tanks. The city's population has grown, and the system is approaching capacity. Douthit has said the population is... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Parts of state feel left out of Kasich’s ‘Ohio miracle’finish work, then head to the nearest public water source and fill up. Most of
Parts of state feel left out of Kasich’s ‘Ohio miracle’
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
finish work, then head to the nearest public water source and fill up. Most of the county is served by water wells and septic tanks. “You know how a lot of people talk about aging infrastructure?” said Davis, now a Democratic Monroe County... 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, CACounty encourages repurposing septic systems as a safe and cost-effective alter
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 13 days ago
County encourages repurposing septic systems as a safe and cost-effective alternative to destroying the systems. Most septic tanks in Los Osos are 1,000 to 1,200 gallons, so they can be filled up with just two inches of rain collected off half... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
Lagoon cleanup action meeting held in Melbournethe governor, legislator, they have to focus on this," Mills said. "It's expens
Lagoon cleanup action meeting held in Melbourne
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted 13 days ago
the governor, legislator, they have to focus on this," Mills said. "It's expensive. It's expensive." From replacing septic tanks to storm water treatment, officials estimate it could be around $200 million to clean up the lagoon. "We need a... Read more
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The Hindu
Track these job destruction numberslatrines. The Act also prohibits the employment of manual scavengers and the ha
Track these job destruction numbers
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
latrines. The Act also prohibits the employment of manual scavengers and the hazardous manual cleaning of sewer and septic tanks, and tasks the government with maintaining a survey of manual scavengers and their rehabilitation. So why is it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The New Roads From Hellin our area. We therefore appeal to the contractor to utilise the existing spac
The New Roads From Hell
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
in our area. We therefore appeal to the contractor to utilise the existing space for the construction of drainage. Our septic tanks are constructed at the front of our buildings. If our fences are demolished, our lives and property shall be... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Expansion means planning in Golden Gate Estates“We're way behind the times as far as the roads go and infrastructure.” Many p
Expansion means planning in Golden Gate Estates
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 days ago
“We're way behind the times as far as the roads go and infrastructure.” Many people in the Estates use well water and septic tanks -- systems that might need to be expanded or upgraded with more homes. “If they buy property and they want to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Montour appoints new board memberto pass a resolution about the rules and regulations of septic tank pumping and
Montour appoints new board member
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
to pass a resolution about the rules and regulations of septic tank pumping and hauling. Rural residents must have their septic tanks inspected and pumped every five years by one of the contractors permitted by the township. Voting were Marc... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Wipes blamed for big clogging problemsof these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like munici
Wipes blamed for big clogging problems
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 17 days ago
of these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like municipal sewer clogs, Zink said, wipe-clogged septic tanks have to be vacuumed out. That can cost $200 or more. If wipes have clogged the inlet pipes, snaking could cost... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Wipes blamed for big clogging problemsof these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like munici
Wipes blamed for big clogging problems
Greenwich Time / Posted 17 days ago
of these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like municipal sewer clogs, Zink said, wipe-clogged septic tanks have to be vacuumed out. That can cost $200 or more. If wipes have clogged the inlet pipes, snaking could cost... Read more
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The News-Times
Wipes blamed for big clogging problemsof these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like munici
Wipes blamed for big clogging problems
The News-Times / Posted 17 days ago
of these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like municipal sewer clogs, Zink said, wipe-clogged septic tanks have to be vacuumed out. That can cost $200 or more. If wipes have clogged the inlet pipes, snaking could cost... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Wipes blamed for big clogging problemsof these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like munici
Wipes blamed for big clogging problems
Darien News-Review / Posted 17 days ago
of these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like municipal sewer clogs, Zink said, wipe-clogged septic tanks have to be vacuumed out. That can cost $200 or more. If wipes have clogged the inlet pipes, snaking could cost... Read more
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Business Standard India
Manual scavenging is a plot by the bigger society: Bezwada WilsonWe fought and won a case in the Supreme Court in 2014 about the deaths of safai
Manual scavenging is a plot by the bigger society: Bezwada Wilson
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
We fought and won a case in the Supreme Court in 2014 about the deaths of safai karamcharis while cleaning sewers and septic tanks. The judgement came in 2014 and it said that those who caused the death of these people should be sent to jail... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Wipes blames for big clogging problemsof these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like munici
Wipes blames for big clogging problems
Connecticut Post / Posted 18 days ago
of these should ever, ever enter any city sewer or septic system.” Like municipal sewer clogs, Zink said, wipe-clogged septic tanks have to be vacuumed out. That can cost $200 or more. If wipes have clogged the inlet pipes, snaking could cost... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Ron Littlepage: Florida's environment is showing warning signshas occurred where the St. Lucie reaches the Atlantic Coast. While Lake Okeech
Ron Littlepage: Florida's environment is showing warning signs
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 18 days ago
has occurred where the St. Lucie reaches the Atlantic Coast. While Lake Okeechobee gets most of the attention and blame, septic tanks, in use even in many well-to-do neighborhoods, are also adding damaging nutrients to the waterways. To the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Manual scavengers vent ire, seek redressalare highlighting the unconstitutional, illegal, and existing practice of manual
Manual scavengers vent ire, seek redressal
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
are highlighting the unconstitutional, illegal, and existing practice of manual scavenging - cleaning of toilets and septic tanks by manual workers belonging to one of the most oppressed scheduled castes. Although specifically banned by a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sacred tank lies contaminatedby people building their houses. "Contamination of drinking water sources by s
Sacred tank lies contaminated
The Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
by people building their houses. "Contamination of drinking water sources by sewage has occurred from raw sewage overflow, septic tanks and leaking sewer lines. But no steps have been taken to check this," said another servitor. Tourism and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Construction of City Sewerage System Due to Start in Marchto, among others, restrain flooding during heavy rains. City dwellers, today,
Construction of City Sewerage System Due to Start in March
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
to, among others, restrain flooding during heavy rains. City dwellers, today, have to contend with constructing their own septic tanks or mini waste treatment plants. It is a costly venture for developers in the city given that a mini sewerage... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Chattahoochee tops list of rivers in need of helpmuch since Nikita Khrushchev ran the Soviet Union. Second, in 1959 much of nor
Chattahoochee tops list of rivers in need of help
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 21 days ago
much since Nikita Khrushchev ran the Soviet Union. Second, in 1959 much of north Georgia depended for sewage disposal on septic tanks, instead of treating waste and returning it to creeks and rivers. And third, the old manual assumes barge... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Dredging river will be good investmentthe river. For example, investment in sewer services can protect the river fro
Dredging river will be good investment
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 21 days ago
the river. For example, investment in sewer services can protect the river from deadly coliform levels caused by leaky septic tanks. Water services in lieu of wells provide cleaner drinking water and the necessary city pressure for fire... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Sewerage plan too dear, residents sayper year, or $1700 per year on top of present rates. Each property would need
Sewerage plan too dear, residents say
Otago Daily Times / Posted 21 days ago
per year, or $1700 per year on top of present rates. Each property would need to be connected to the new system, with all septic tanks decommissioned. Mr Barrett said Benhar residents wanted more time to explore "affordable" options, obtain more... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tour of St. Johns River highlights the need to protect itof existing pollution problems such as fertilizer runoff, poorly treated munici
Tour of St. Johns River highlights the need to protect it
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 22 days ago
of existing pollution problems such as fertilizer runoff, poorly treated municipal and industrial wastewater and failing septic tanks, create a potential recipe for disaster. However, there is hope for our river. Throughout the tour, we met many... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
The importance of what lies beneathsignalled in our draft annual plan for 2016-2017, we are also dealing with urba
The importance of what lies beneath
Otago Daily Times / Posted 23 days ago
signalled in our draft annual plan for 2016-2017, we are also dealing with urban water quality, including stormwater and septic tanks and industrial waste water. ‘‘We have highlighted that we need to review our coastal plan, which is a couple of... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sunita Narain: What the nation needs to knowon pollution-building STPs. But the fact is that the bulk of Indian households
Sunita Narain: What the nation needs to know
Business Standard India / Posted 23 days ago
on pollution-building STPs. But the fact is that the bulk of Indian households with access to sanitation are connected to septic tanks-40 per cent of urban India, according to Census 2011. It is also a fact that as underground sewerage is... 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 24 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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The Florida Times-Union
Major bond rating agency upgrades JEA debt to its highest ratingalso agreed to pay a $15 million lump sum, which will be matched by the city ov
Major bond rating agency upgrades JEA debt to its highest rating
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
also agreed to pay a $15 million lump sum, which will be matched by the city over five years, to help phase out septic tanks, particularly those in danger of polluting the St. Johns River and its tributaries. JEA, the nation’s... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Franklin County child survives fall into septic tankThe Benton-Franklin Health District is warning people to secure access points t
Franklin County child survives fall into septic tank
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 25 days ago
The Benton-Franklin Health District is warning people to secure access points to their septic tanks after a 3-year-old fell into one. The Tri-City Herald reports that a Franklin County boy fell into a newly built septic tank last week but was not... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
3-old child survives fall into septic tankPASCO, Wash. (AP) — The Benton-Franklin Health District is warning people to se
3-old child survives fall into septic tank
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 25 days ago
PASCO, Wash. (AP) — The Benton-Franklin Health District is warning people to secure access points to their septic tanks after a 3-year-old fell into one. Health District Environmental Health Supervisor Rick Dawson says the district approved the new... Read more
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