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March 12, 2022, 9:00 a.m. HST * Updated March 11, 7:47 p.m. Rep. David Tarnas Governor David Ige released $8.75 million in capital improvement project funds this week to finance the construction of a $10 million water reservoir for the Lālāmilo water system. South Kohala currently receives approximately 5.5 million gallons of water per day …

By AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press HONOLULU – The Honolulu Water Department on Thursday asked about 400,000 Oahu residents to voluntarily reduce their water usage by 10% due to concerns about dry weather and an oil leak from a massive storage facility of Navy fuel which forced him to shut down three wells. Oil from the …

Bill Thorson loves his small town in Nebraska. He has lived in Mead since he was three years old and has multiple concerns about the massive cleanup of the old ethanol plant. “Everything that’s going on there worries me a bit,” Thorson said. depollution of the former AltEn ethanol plant. The state shut it down …

ELIZABETHTON – Elizabethton Water Resources will soon begin a $6.3 million project to replace all of its customers’ old water meters and replace those meters with automated meters. The project will replace 11,684 water meters. This includes 6,128 customer water meters that reside within the city limits, but also 5,556 residences that are outside the …

Majority of Citizens Oppose Proposed 41% Rate Hikes, But Voters Approve Borrowing Oregon City commissioners have given preliminary approval to a plan by city staff to borrow money from the federal government after voters rejected an increase to their base water rates in November. Voters rejected raising water rates by potentially more than 41% after …

A water main break in downtown Greenville on Wednesday morning damaged part of Coffee Street and closed the road between Spring Street and Church Street. City officials say a 20-inch pipe broke behind the new federal courthouse. Greenville City spokeswoman Beth Brotherton said access to the courthouse and local businesses was provided. She said Greenville …

PC: image from video licensed by / credit: “OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network” When a severe drought puts Upcountry under water restrictions — looking down the hill at the green lawns of South Maui’s hotels can frustrate residents. “It seems that resort areas get preferential treatment and the wealthy of Wailea can water their lawns with …

(UPDATE: February 16, 2022, 7:55 a.m.) Water in Anmoore has been restored for all residents, according to the town clerk. The water remains under boil water advisory until further notice. (UPDATE: February 15, 2022, 4:56 p.m.) Residents of Anmoore are still without water after a water main burst several days ago. An announcement was made …

Mediation could be the next step for two northern metropolitan cities that share an interconnected water system and fight over water quality issues. Blaine and its much smaller neighbor, Lexington, have been locked in a battle for nearly two years, unable to agree on a plan to operate the distribution system that the two cities …

A day after Hawaii’s congressional delegation announced plans to introduce legislation to shut down Red Hill, the Navy said it was complying with all investigative questions regarding the fuel leak that affected the drinking water from the resident area. Rear Admiral Charlie Brown, the U.S. Navy’s chief information officer, said in a Saturday, February 12, …

Aqua Water Supply said the repairs caused low pressure, which could have let harmful microbes into the water system. FAYETTE COUNTY, Texas – Some Fayette County residents are being asked to boil their water as Vista Ranch’s water system faces low pressure due to system repairs. According to Aqua Water Supply, the affected area includes …

HONOLULU (AP) — A giant U.S. government fuel storage facility hidden inside a mountain ridge overlooking Pearl Harbor has supplied fuel to military ships and planes plying the Pacific Ocean since World War II. Its very existence was a secret for years. Even after it was declassified, few people paid attention to it – until …

HONOLULU — U.S. Navy attorneys on Wednesday appealed Hawaii’s order to drain massive tanks that store fuel in the hills above Pearl Harbor, claiming that the state had wrongly concluded that the tanks posed an imminent threat requiring immediate action. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in Honolulu asks a judge to stop …

The Flagstaff Water Feature As noted during his 2022 State of the State address, we were pleased to hear that Governor Doug Ducey is considering Arizona’s long-term water supply. We were, however, appalled when the governor proposed a billion dollar desalination plant that would likely supply Phoenix and Tucson with fresh water from the Sea …

The Town of Algonac received a drinking water asset management grant of $455,240. “On January 3, 2022, the (City) received a DWAM Grant for Asset Management Planning and Distribution System Materials Inventory in the amount of $455,240 through the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy of Michigan,” said Mayor Terry Stoneburner. January 18 meeting …

NORTHERN HURON – The Safe Drinking Water Act requires a licensed operating authority to operate all municipal water systems. In addition, these authorities must provide annual reports to the owner of the water system. The North Huron water system is operated by Veolia Water Canada. Council received a report on December 20, 2021 from Jamie …

The torrent of sewage that poured into Tommy Stadlen’s west London home left his wife waist-deep pregnant in a sea of ​​gray-brown liquid, dead rats rushed into the apartment of his neighbor – and a strong conviction that the water bills he had paid for 15 years had not quite delivered the quality of service …

December 24, 2021 A boil water advisory was issued for several subdivisions in the Township of Green Oak following a car accident early Friday morning. According to a press release from the Livingston Community Water Authority, a fire hydrant was pulled from the main line due to a motor vehicle accident at or near the …

HONOLULU – Hawaii Department of Health officials testified Monday about past issues with a Navy fuel storage facility accused of contaminating Pearl Harbor drinking water, including corroded steel tanks, a overdue maintenance and tanks that have not been inspected for over 20 years. The state has issued an emergency order to stop operating underground tanks …

SUEZ says advocates are not revealing the “real costs” of moving to a municipal system. Members of the Rockland Water Coalition say there are costs other than money. SUEZ customers paid the highest water rates in the state, according to a 2017 study. The state will consider whether the Rocklanders would be better off having …

Ten members of the Air Force were investigated for trespassing on the United States Capitol during the pro-Trump riot on January 6 that briefly shut down Congress, new extremism statistics show published in a report by the Inspector General of the Ministry of Defense. The cases are among 281 investigations into suspected extremism in the …

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The state Department of Health is holding a media briefing Tuesday afternoon to discuss an ongoing investigation into water safety issues in the Pearl Harbor-Hickam area. Residents report that the water smells of fuel and has health effects. Kathleen Ho, deputy director of environmental health, said the state health department has received …

From the Saint John River water management district Beginning Sunday, November 7, homeowners and businesses in the 18 counties of the St. Johns River Water Management District are expected to reset their automatic sprinkler systems to water only once a week. When you “step back” – by moving your clocks back an hour – it’s …

BENTON HARBOR, MI – Federal regulators have stepped up their involvement in the Benton Harbor drinking water crisis, ordering the city to make technical upgrades to its water treatment plant and study plans for its operation long term through an order that describes many “deficiencies” found during a recent facility inspection. The U.S. Environmental Protection …

Novi is on a boil water advisory and the school district canceled Monday classes in all buildings after a Sunday water line disruption on 14 Mile and Drake Highways in Farmington Hills. Officials in the city of Novi advise residents to boil water before using it for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, preparing …

The Marin Municipal Water District has allocated up to $ 23.2 million to purchase equipment for an emergency supply pipeline project on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. The investment, approved by the district’s board of directors on Tuesday, is the largest the agency has made since it came up with the idea earlier this year. The …

Almost two and a half kilometers of aging and leaking water pipes in the Ballygar area are being replaced to improve the local water supply system. At the junction of Pound Road in Ballygar, Irish Water is replacing 1.5 miles of aging water pipes with modern ones to reduce leaks in old pipes. The work, …

LAS CRUCES – Water leaks are not always obvious. When an unfortunate leak is underground or not in an obvious location, it is the water consumption that alerts Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) of a possible leak. LCU employees then contact customers – residential, commercial and industrial. One customer who was recently alerted was Ifo Pili, …

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Parents of a 3-year-old boy named Bakari Williams, who died on September 11 from a brain-eating amoeba likely contracted at Don Misenhimer Park on September 5, are speaking out. Bakari’s mother, Kayla Mitchell described him as “just a big ball of energy”. She said he was a very loving older brother …

Adapting to change is essential as water bodies evolve “Water is life,” said Selwyn Whiteskunk, elder of Ute Mountain Ute, tribal councilor and longtime water expert. He spoke at the September 21 workshop “Water Connections: Adaptation from our forest to our deserts”, organized by the Southwestern Water Conservation District and the Four Corners Water Center …

State drinking water officials quietly targeted a dozen small, underprivileged water supply systems in Fresno for possible help. But it could still take up to three years to complete the paperwork and start putting pipes in the ground. “It takes a long time, years, to go from concept to actually starting construction,” said Sue Ruiz, …

By Stuart Foster, Contributing writer Teams respond to a water pipe break on Donald Lynch Boulevard. May 11. A recent lawsuit against the town of Marlborough made a number of allegations regarding alleged mismanagement of the town’s water and sewer infrastructure.(Photo / Dakota Antelman) MARLBOROUGH – A former water and sewer general foreman who is …

Environmental group questions use of “Class B” fire-fighting foam blamed for contamination By Jason TogyerThe Almanac of the Metro CityJuly 23, 2021Posted in: McKeesport and Area News Residents of the affected area (see red zone on map) were advised to continue not to use tap water for any purpose other than flushing the toilet. Residents …

OAKLEY, Utah – In the western United States, a summer of record drought, heat waves and mega-fires exacerbated by climate change is forcing millions of people to face an inevitable series of reshuffling disasters. question the future of growth. Groundwater and vital waterways for farmers and cities are drying up. Fires devour homes built deeper …

All the water from the Yamcolo Reservoir near the Flat Tops Wilderness Area is used in Routt County. Seen here on May 28, the reservoir is now significantly lower and has no water left for agricultural users. (Photo by Dylan Anderson) In Colorado, much of the water is already spoken, and has been so for …

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Driven by recent hurricanes and a rare winter storm that demonstrated the fragility of Louisiana’s public water supply, lawmakers have focused their attention on improving the ailing water systems of the ‘State. Lawmakers created a new ranking metric for community water systems, earmarked $ 300 million in federal coronavirus assistance for …

PALMDALE – Recycled water that has been treated by an advanced treatment system can serve as a reliable and cost-effective water source in the future, increasing ground and surface water supplies. The Palmdale Recycled Water Authority, a joint authority between the City of Palmdale and the Palmdale Water District, is investigating the possibility of adding …

CITY OF HALTOM — Boom! It looked like something had exploded in Joe Ellery’s kitchen. Water was leaking from the cupboards under the sink. He ran outside to close his main shut-off valve as water filled his kitchen, flooded the dining room and rushed down the hall. The Ellerys are used to the cold – …

SPRINGFIELD, Missouri (KY3) – You may never have worried about freezing or bursting water lines in your home in the past. But with the Ozarks setting records with subzero temperatures, now is the time to consider it. The point is, the pipes in your home or business are at risk of freezing whenever the temperatures …

Bainbridge City Council is considering a change in its planning rules that would allow recreational vehicles, or RVs, to be used as permanent residences year round. But while the move aims to alleviate the shortage of affordable housing on the island, other officials raise concerns about the safety of the proposal and warn that it …

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for StreetInsider Premium here. Mansfield, Texas, March 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Master Meter and Ferguson Waterworks are encouraging water utilities and municipalities to invest in smart water management systems and the futures of their residents. Metering systems …

Former Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon has been charged with nine counts of manslaughter in connection with his alleged role in a water crisis in the town of Flint. Lyon pleaded “not guilty to all charges” through his lawyer during a live hearing Thursday morning before the judge Elizabeth kelly of the …

California’s water policy is largely a local matter. But if you read the mainstream media, you might think it was primarily a state or federal issue. For example, consider that two-thirds of all spending on water projects in California in a typical year is funded by local water agencies. Nevertheless, water expert Peter Gleick of …

Therefore. You woke up in the aftermath of the Beast from the East. If you’re lucky, you’ll gaze at snow-capped rooftops, chocolate panoramas, and children rushing through the snow with wild abandon. However, you may be one of the unlucky ones who woke up with a home-related headache. “In the past 48 hours, the system …

Use it or lose it. This saying is central to managing access to water in the western United States. Laws that govern water in more arid states, such as Colorado, make users always take their full share of rivers and streams, or risk the state overturning it. The threat comes in the form of a …

Legal uncertainty over the Colorado River affects water use rights included and excluded from the 2020 abandonment list. (Photo by Nick Côté for KUNC / LightHawk) Municipal water rights are likely to be on the abandonment list, but are far less numerous than agricultural water rights. (Photo by Nick Côté for KUNC / LightHawk) Use …