May 29, 2008

Thursday Headlines: Water Main Break Floods San Diego Suburb

Posted in California, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Wyoming at 4:24 pm by bengann

Crews were expected to complete repairs Thursday afternoon to a ruptured water pipe that flooded parts of the La Jolla Shores neighborhood outside of San Diego. The San Diego Water Department spokesman said a ruptured 8-inch connector pipe caused the flooding.

The Mayor of Olean, New York has asked the City Council to authorize borrowing $7.5 million to rebuild two troublesome sections of the city’s sewer system.

Near St. Louis, a $90 million construction project will mean fewer sewer backups in the Lemay sewer treatment area.

Carrolton, Ohio has been awarded a $500,000 grant and a $500,000 zero-interest loan by the Ohio Public Works Commission to be used to build a new wastewater treatment plant.

Emergency steps are being taken in Casper, Wyoming to protect the North Platte River, after a risk of equipment failure at the city’s wastewater treatment plant.

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