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Think before you flush: Janesville asking its residents for help with the sewer system...but why?

JANESVILLE (WITI) — There’s a problem in Janesville — and city officials say they need the residents to help out. It all comes down to what’s being flushed down the toilet. 204 more words


Human waste getting into our rivers: It takes a special method to sniff out the problem

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s a dirty job, but Milwaukee Riverkeeper is committed to it. The organization monitors water quality in the Milwaukee, Menominee, and Kinnickinnic Rivers. 429 more words


City Engineer: SAU stadium won't worsen sewer problems

City engineers say St. Ambrose University’s plans for a stadium and sports complex will not worsen sewer problems in the neighborhood.

Monday evening, Aldermen Ray Ambrose and Mike Matson hosted a meeting with neighbors of the St. 312 more words


Combined Sewer Overflows and Sewer Systems

Three types of sewers are found in Toronto: storm sewers, sanitary sewers and combined sewers. Storm sewers take water that falls on our roads from the sewer grates at the side of the streets to the lake a river (such as the Don) or other stream. 102 more words


Getting to know Toronto's sewers | Toronto Star

Getting to know Toronto’s sewers | Toronto Star.

While California may live with the specter of The Big One waiting to strike at a any moment, Toronto rang in the New Year with headlines that threatened our own catastrophic event: The cracking of a half-century old trunk sewer could potentially fill the Don River with raw sewage. 64 more words


Eden Prairie Mudslide House Demolished

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A home that was too close to a dangerous mudslide in Eden Prairie was torn down Tuesday.

The Zurn family was evacuated from their home… 53 more words