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Today in NYC History: City Wins Fight With Nixon Over Sewer Ca$h (1975)

Not a lot has happened in New York City on this date, but fortunately for “separation of powers” fans, on February 18, 1975, the Supreme Court ruled in New York’s favor in the sewage treatment financial allocation battle, … 288 more words

Crews clean fuel spill in Suffolk neighborhood

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Suffolk Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fuel spill in the Nansemond Gardens neighborhood.

Around 5:15 p.m. Thursday, emergency communications got a call about a gas odor near the Public Utilities Pump Station, according to Diana Klink with the city of Suffolk. 74 more words

Local News

Green Solutions Seen For Dye Test Mess

BROOKLINE (KDKA) – Plenty of people around western Pennsylvania are staring down thousands of dollars’ worth of repairs, all because their downspouts are tied into the wrong system. 461 more words


Septic Tank or Sewer

Be it sewer or septic tank, care of it isn’t something we think about much until it doesn’t work. It’s one of those things taken for granted that when we flush the toilet or pull the plug in the bathtub or have a clear drain in the shower that “stuff” goes in there and goes away. 333 more words

Country Living

Balt. Officials Reveal New Plan To Ensure Sewer System Is Up To Date

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Old pipes can mean big problems for people living in the city. Now there’s a plan to make sure that the sewer system is up to date. 339 more words


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