December 11, 2009

Friday’s Water News: Break Closes Library, Businesses in Lawrence (Kan.)

Posted in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington at 4:36 pm by bradhannon

A water main break Friday in downtown Lawrence, Kansas has caused the public library to shut down and two businesses–Cold Stone Creamery and Starbucks–to go without water.

In Greensboro, North Carolina, a water main break caused icy spots and closed lanes near a major intersection this morning.

A water main break has closed a major road in Johns Creek, Georgia.  Fulton County water crews are on the scene working to repair the 8- to 10-inch line. The repairs and road closures are expected  to take all day.

There is a water main break in Jefferson City. Missouri that has caused a small wave of water flowing into a street right.

Stimulus Spotlight
Federal stimulus money will help Frankfort, Illinois upgrade its water system, local officials said this week.  Mayor Jim Holland said the city is getting a 20-year, zero-interest $2.7 million loan as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The Alabama environmental management agency rewarded the city of Decatur with an extra $600,000 in economic stimulus funds for drinking water projects. 

Sewer Rate News
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