JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – New test results show high levels of bacteria in Pottsburg Creek, where a pump malfunctioned over the weekend at a sewage site on Holiday Road, the News4JAX I-TEAM has learned. Although it is a popular spot for fishing and boating, at the moment people are told not to drink, swim or fish …

This file photo shows syringes for vaccines. (Mainichi) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan will halt implementation of a government system combining COVID-19 vaccination and testing in a bid to revive economic activities following new infections, as the highly contagious variant from Omicron continues to spread rapidly, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday. Restrictions for …

The problem of lack of investment in water infrastructure in Argentina was revealed by last week’s heat wave, which pushed demand to the point of systemic collapse for power generation and water supply. In addition to the massive power cuts in the capital Buenos Aires, the heatwave that hit central Argentina also caused water cuts …

Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) has disabled water service and closed the road on a section of Tobacco Road from Fort Campbell Boulevard to Little John Place to repair a main water leak . Low water pressure can also affect the neighborhood. Traffic will be diverted to Giles Road, Little …

Strapped for time and money, a coalition of local activists mounts an eleventh-hour effort to defeat the sales tax proposal on the countywide Feb. 8 special election ballot. Voters will decide whether the 0.625% countywide sales tax that currently secures $54.6 million in road bonds and expires at the end of June will be extended …

Sewer fees are rising for Passaic ratepayers. After a brief discussion on whether to charge residents based on effluent discharged into the system or maintain a flat rate for single-family and two-to-four-family homes, city council voted to go the latter Thursday. “I am not in favor of this approach,” Passaic Mayor Hector Lora said before …

The Government of Nunavut has confirmed that traces of fuel have been found in Iqaluit’s water supply, again. Danarae Sommerville, spokesperson for the territory’s Department of Health, said in a press release that “there were levels of fuel oil entering the system.” However, the release adds that the levels are below Health Canada’s drinking water …

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – For the first time in 12 years, the city of Columbia has a new mayor. Last week, Daniel Rickenmann was sworn in as the city’s new leader. WIS sat down with him to discuss his plans from his first 90 days in office. “We are setting up a study committee with …

Legendary fund manager Li Lu (whom Charlie Munger once backed) once said, “The greatest risk in investing is not price volatility, but whether you will suffer a permanent loss of capital. So it may be obvious that you need to take debt into account when thinking about the risk of a given stock, because too …

AMERICUS – In addition to the many topics that were discussed at the Sumter County Board of Commissioners (BOC) business session, Sumter County Sheriff Eric Bryant has proposed to the BOC the placement of cameras/ speed detection devices in county school zones. “We were approached by a company to implement a camera/speed detection device in …