June 20, 2008

Friday Headlines: Second Sewer Overflow This Week for MD Community

Posted in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Wisconsin at 3:24 pm by bengann

In Salisbury, Maryland, the Wicomico River remains under a health advisory after 48,140 gallons of partially treated wastewater overflowed from a wastewater treatment plant effluent manhole. The spill was the second this week and the fourth overall this year.

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The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewer District announced it had a sewer overflow volume of 2.9 billion gallons between June 7th and 15th.

Denver Water crews worked into the early hours Friday to repair a ruptured 12-inch water main that left an 18-foot-wide sinkhole on South Monaco Parkway causing major traffic problems.

A sewer repair project that started in mid-May will stretch throughout Portland, Oregon’s downtown core for the next seven months at a cost of $5.8 million.

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Amherst, Massachusetts
Norco, California
Oahu, Hawaii

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