Talkeetna water system customers will soon receive a notice about slightly elevated arsenic levels in the water in December and January.
Mayor Karen Weaver was elected in November after vowing to address the problem, which began in 2014. Thursday, the head of the EPA’s regional office resigned.
Less snowfall coupled with dry weather has left Kodiak’s water supply low than usual.
It’s time to harvest if remaining scapes are uncurling and leaves are turning yellow. Also, a $30 billion water pipeline from Washington state to California doesn’t make much sense if the entire West Coast is suffering from dry conditions.
New data suggest that many regions in the world are overusing their underground water supplies. And researchers aren’t sure how much remains.
A hydroelectric dam has created not only a source of renewable energy, but an even larger reserve of fresh water – which presents a business opportunity.
Also, recent dry weather means you should water your vegetables on a regular basis.
What if you didn’t have piped water and sewer, and the government wasn’t picking up the tab to get you some? How would you find a low-cost system that you could keep running through the winter?
Rural communities that have raised the money for modern sanitation systems face the threat of their ultimate failure from lack of funding for operations and maintenance.
The White House is reviewing a highly controversial EPA rule on streams and wetlands. Sen. Murkowski pressed the EPA boss on it, saying it has Alaskans from all sectors worried.