User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Regional
Category: Water Quality :: Stormwater Management
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Essebsi narrow favorite to win Tunisian presidency 19.12.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — For the third time in just two months, Tunisian voters will head to the polls this weekend, this time to elect a president in a runoff vote that presents a stark choice between the country's past and its Arab Spring revolution.
The Latest: EPA released final cleanup order for Duwamish River 17.12.2014 High Country News Most Recent
A million cubic yards of toxic sludge will be dredged from Seattle’s only river.
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Ouch: Steep water rate hikes hit some in La Plata County 17.12.2014 Durango Herald
Concerned county residents decried city water rate hikes that will hit them harder than their city neighbors Tuesday at a City Council meeting.County residents will be charged double compared with those living within city limits for water services in January when the new rate hikes kick in.“We’re all part of the...
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Workers find flushed heirloom 29.11.2014 Durango Herald
CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – It took sewer workers in southern Oregon a couple of days of looking, but they finally found a 1920 wedding ring a local woman lost in a church toilet.Pat Hanson of Central Point tells the Medford Mail Tribune it was her mother’s ring, and she’s been wearing it for about 25 years.The...
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Bahrain voters cast ballots in runoff election 29.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahraini voters returned to the polls Saturday for a runoff election being boycotted by the opposition for the tiny island nation's first new parliament since widespread Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago.
Evacuation plans in place as flooding looms in Buffalo 24.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
First came the big storm, then the big dig. Now the big melt. Residents of flood-prone areas around Buffalo should move valuables up from the basement, pack a bag and prepare for the possibility of evacuation.
Dry San Diego to look to sewers as water source 19.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Acknowledging California's parched new reality, the city of San Diego has embraced a once-toxic idea: turning sewer water into drinking water.
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Sewer, water rates to rise 19.11.2014 Durango Herald
After no public comment about significant proposed increases in water and sewer rates, Durango city councilors agreed Tuesday to proceed with city ordinances to up the charges.The average household’s total increase for water and sewer services will be about $22.60 per month in the winter – which reflects domestic usage but...
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Scientists study stormwater, deadly to salmon 17.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — Just hours into the experiment, the prognosis was grim for salmon that had been submerged in rain runoff collected from one of Seattle's busiest highways.
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Milbank: A "Hail Mary" for Sen. Landrieu 15.11.2014 Denver Post: Opinion
There are many crucial items facing the lame-duck Congress, from Ebola to the Islamic State to funding the federal government.
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Immigration, Keystone top first day of lame duck 13.11.2014 Denver Post: National News Headlines
WASHINGTON (AP) — A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week's GOP blowout are still sinking in.
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Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama 13.11.2014 Denver Post: All Political News
ATLANTA (AP) — Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped enthusiasm among African-Americans in states where they anchor the party's base.
House to vote on Keystone, Landrieu seeks action 13.11.2014 Denver Post: All Political News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it a high-stakes political poker game, with the Louisiana Senate seat the big prize.
Fast currents 10.11.2014 Current Issue
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Flushing wipes a big drain for homeowners, cities 10.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
About three weeks ago, Frances Quintana's downstairs tenant on Lima Street noticed water was backing up from his toilet. A plumber came, ran a snake and said the problem was fixed.
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Storm drain project underway behind Northpoint Mall 6.11.2014 Durango Herald
The first phase of the city of Durango’s 13th Street Storm Drain project is underway, according to a Durango Business Improvement District news release.The project is taking place behind the Northpoint Mall, which will hinder access to the rear of the mall parking lot.The first phase of the project is installation of...
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McConnell wins Ky. as GOP bids for Senate majority 5.11.2014 Durango Herald
WASHINGTON – Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell won a hard-fought sixth term Tuesday, putting him a step closer to his lifelong dream of becoming majority leader and getting the GOP off to a good start in its goal of taking control of the Senate.Democrats once had high hopes for challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes,...
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Denver sewer construction near Cherry Creek Mall completed early 3.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
A major, 10-month long road construction project near the Cherry Creek Shopping Center that included a multi-day closure in September was completed Saturday, according to Denver Public Works.
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Are new city fees piling up? 3.11.2014 Durango Herald
Locals may spend more in 2015: riding the trolley, rafting the river, recycling and paying their utility bills.The Durango City Council is looking for a way to keep several city services from losing money and raise enough revenue to start major construction projects.Paying $1 for the trolley is one of the most unpopular...
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Cherry Creek North roadwork to be finished tonight 2.11.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Crews were expected to finish work on the University/Josephine Improvement Project on Saturday night, ending 10 months of frustration and pain for drivers in the Cherry Creek North area.
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