Augusta Utilities could offer program adding thousands of new sewer customers

...sewer lines. Once connected, sewer service doubles a customer's water bill.Wiedmeier estimated half the city's septic system users would see the connection program as "a great opportunity," particularly those whose failing, leaking systems...

Sheriff's office provides drop box for expired prescription drugs

...rid of the drugs without the fear of their reaching the streets, in the hands of children, or damaging sewers or septic systems."The entire point of the operation is to have a safe way for people to dispose of drugs," Sgt. Allan Rollins...

No testing done for drug residue

...bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, or wildlife...come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff and septic systems. - RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINANTS , which can be naturally...

'Extreme Makeover' home is in foreclosure

...2005, when Atlanta-based Beazer Homes USA and ABC's Extreme Makeover demolished their old home and its faulty septic system. In six days, construction crews and volunteers had completed work on the largest home the TV program had yet built...

State's rivers grow dirtier

...bacteria - which comes from human and animal waste and gets into waterways as the result of storm water runoff, faulty septic systems, farm animals using streams, and sediment from farms and grazing areas. Of 1,972 water sites monitored by the...

When life happens... don't panic

...yard, but that's better than on your carpet." Avoid it in the first place: Perform regular maintenance on your septic system or sewer drain pipes and lines so clogs are treated or prevented. How to rescue a Cell phone in the toilet/tub...

Life & style
Subdivision offers high quality of life

...the neighborhood association include constructing a park in the subdivision, replacing the neighborhood's current septic system with a sewer system and an upgrade in the drainage system, Mr. Simon said.

Richmond Neighbors
10 red flags that can delay or sink a home sale

...of the deposit would only be given if the buyer is declined by both companies.2. Underground oil tank or an old septic system.Environmental issues can muck up a deal, especially in states with strict regulations. Underground oil tanks were...

Home | Life
Empty Stocking Fund: Family of nine falls into debt

...medical bills were passed to her family, the woman said. The family took on additional expenses when the house's septic system failed and caused massive damage to the floors, walls and carpets. Then, the repaired vehicle needed more work done...

Hurricane Katrina plows into Gulf Coast

...turn New Orleans into a toxic lake filled with chemicals and petroleum from refineries, as well as waste from ruined septic systems. The National Weather Service reported that a levee broke on the Industrial Canal near the St. Bernard-Orleans...

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