March 18, 2010

Thursday’s Water News: Collapsed Sewer Pipe in Mo. Leaks Sewage

Posted in California, Illinois, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Oregon, West Virginia at 10:51 am by bradhannon

For the second time in three weeks, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources was in Callaway County looking into another sewage overflow.  A collapsed sewer pipe led to the release of an unknown amount of sewage into a tributary of the Middle River from Sunday until Tuesday.

Headlines

Water line work in Picayune, Mississippi to provide water to residents along Miss. 43N is well underway.  When complete, the water system, under the Pearl River County Utility Authority, also will provide extra water to the city of Picayune.

A one-block stretch of a residential street in Santa Ana, California was closed today due to flooding from a water main rupture.

One of Orange, New Jersey’s 100-year-old water mains broke today, posing possible health risks to residents, officials said.  Mayor Eldridge Hawkins, Jr. released a statement asking residents to boil their water before drinking it.

Stimulus Spotlight

The city of Hayti, Missouri broke ground on a new $2.8 million water treatment facility Wednesday.  More than $3 million in federal stimulus grants were secured for this project and other projects in the city.

A public sewage system should be complete come December for residents in the Lanark, West Virginia area, officials say.  The state Department of Environmental Protection, through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, is funding $6.9 million for the project, federal stimulus money provided $2.4 million.

Sewer Rate News

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1 Comment »

  1. zach said,

    can you put the last few years of water pullution on here by tomarow????? thank you


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