January 5, 2011

Wednesday’s Water News: St. Joseph, Missouri Looking at $105 Million Sewer Bond Issuance

Posted in Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Virginia at 10:55 pm by bengann

Top Story
The City Council in St. Joseph, Missouri is hoping to convince residents over the next for months of the need to approve a $105 million sewer bond issuance on the April 5 ballot. The city would use the funds for projects related to its combined sewer overflow issues and  the amount of ammonia and other chemicals the system discharges  into the Missouri River.

Other Headlines
The town of Manchester, Connecticut is facing a proposed $57- to $60 million upgrade to the wastewater treatment system. The project is being driven by federal regulations mandating reductions of nitrogen and phosphorous in treated water.

Some residents in Mount Vernon, Illinois will soon be seeing some flooding reduction on roadways and on property as the city finalizes plans for a storm sewer project.

An apparent leak in a 42-inch water main in York County, Virginia where it crosses the Colonial Parkway could take more than a month to repair, leaving a marked detour in place for the time being.

A section of Highway 60 westbound in Faribault, Minnesota was closed today due to a water main break in the area.

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