March 20, 2008

Thursday Headlines: Sinkhole Costs State DOT $1 Million

Posted in Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas at 11:59 am by bengann

The Colorado Department of Transportation spent more than $1 million to repair Interstate 25 last month after a main owned by Denver Water burst and opened a 16-foot sinkhole. (photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain News)

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The city of Burkburnett, Texas is working hard to clean up a sewage spill that began Sunday

Some suburban Philadelphia residents are getting help from the state government to pay for public sewer in their township, but the money will only make a dent in their bills, which could still reach $17,000 each

Springfield, Georgia has been awarded a $5.4 million Georgia Fund loan from the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority for sewer system infrastructure improvement

In North Carolina, the wastewater treatment plant at the Laurinburg-Maxton Airport has failed four state water-toxicity tests in the last four months

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