February 28, 2011

Monday’s Water News: Cleveland Wastewater Treatment Plant Floods, Causes Sewer Overflow

Posted in California, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee at 8:39 pm by bengann

Top Story
Regional sewer district officials in Cleveland, Ohio asked area residents to limit their water use after flooding forced a wastewater treatment plant to release untreated or partially treated wastewater into the Cuyahoga River. About 4.5 billion gallons of raw sewage are discharged annually into the environment by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.

Other Headlines
In California, the Antelope Area Sewer Project which will serve as a solution to the contaminated groundwater in parts of the City of Red Bluff as well as the County of Tehama is estimated to cost $44 million.

Public works officials in Salisbury, Maryland are hoping needed upgrades to the city’s wastewater treatment plant will help put them back on track after getting embroiled in legal problems over the plant’s nitrogen output levels.

Hours after the Kodak Theater played host to the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, a water main break created a sinkhole just down the street.

Even though no houses in the Slidell, Louisiana were flooded, and their water supplies were not affected, a busted water main causing headaches for motorists over the weekend.

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