March 19, 2008

Wednesday Headlines: Sewer Line Rupture in Kansas

Posted in Kansas, Massachusetts, Nevada, Pennsylvania at 12:01 pm by bengann


A sewer line rupture in Topeka, Kansas causes a health hazard (pictured right, courtesy of The Topeka-Capital-Journal)

Residents in Grass Valley, Nevada are urged to stay out of two creeks after 500 gallons of raw sewage flowed into the waterways

For communities in Pennsylvania with limited cash flow and a desire not to raise user fees; borough and other small, rural, municipalities are plugging leaks they hope will keep aging water systems from failing

In Newburyport, Massachusetts residents would see their sewer bills rise an average of $125 per year if officials go through with a plan to fix the aging sewage treatment plant

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