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Officials Meet over Stormwater Fee Outcry

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — After meetings, phone calls, and emails, the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority wants the public to know their voices are being heard. 243 more words

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Taking Action Against a Stormwater Fee in Luzerne County

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. —  People packed the Jackson Township Fire Hall Thursday night to express their frustrations with a new fee.

The runoff fee of about $5 a month for the average home is part of the sewer bill from the Wyoming Valley sanitary authority. 112 more words

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Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority Stormwater Fee Sparks Controversy

WYOMING, Pa. — Thousands of homeowners in Luzerne County opened their sewer bills this week, and many saw red.

The higher bill came in the form of a new fee that caught some homeowners and business owners off guard. 508 more words

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Winter Water Quality Tips -- @GreeleyGov

From the City of Greeley:

Winter in Colorado marks an exciting time of year. It means skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowshoeing, and ice fishing. But winter can also mean dangerous driving conditions.

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#ColoradoSprings scores $4.6 million from FEMA for two high priority stormwater projects

Here’s the release from the City of Colorado Springs:

Thanks to grant funding totaling $4.6 million awarded through FEMA to the State of Colorado, work will soon begin on two separate mitigation projects in Colorado Springs to restore a severely degraded drainage channel along Douglas Creek and Pine Creek.

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Keeping “doggie poo-llution” out of our watersheds.

A recent pamphlet from Philadelphia Water highlights the issue accruing in urban centers: pet ownership is on the rise, and accordingly, so is pet waste. If not dealt with responsibly, pet waste can be a big problem, hindering efforts to keep watersheds clean. 85 more words

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Fountain Creek lawsuit negotiations update

From The Pueblo Chieftain (Robert Boczkiewicz):

Negotiations are underway between Pueblo County, a water conservancy district and environmental protection agencies on one side, and Colorado Springs on the other side, to resolve disputes of many years regarding that city’s defiling of Fountain Creek.

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