May 27, 2008

Tuesday Headlines: Pittsburgh Cleans Up After Water Main Break

Posted in Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas at 9:09 am by bengann

Sorry for the lack of posts last week. I was busy with last week with NUCA’s Washington Summit. But now it is back to normal and a week chock full of information.

Life is also getting back to normal in one Pittsburgh neighborhood after a water main break sent thousands of gallons of water gushing into the street and into some homes. Click on the link for streaming video from KDKA.

Headlines
In New York City, people were finally let back into their Greenwich Village homes Sunday morning after being forced out all night by a large water main break. workers say the water main that broke was more than 150 years old and that its age was the probable cause of the rupture. Click the link for video coverage from WCBS.

After collecting more than 500 bacteriological samples during 2007 testing for no less than 13 regulated substances, the final analysis yields a clean bill of health for the water supply in The Colony, Texas.

In Akron, Mayor Don Plusquellic is pushing ahead with his plan to lease the city’s sewer system to finance scholarships for Akron’s public high school graduates.

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