Stories tagged: wastewater treatment
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 11:53 a.m.
Lincoln County residents fight biosolids on nearby farm
Fight over plans to use treated sewer sludge as fertilizer on a Lincoln County farm highlights the controversy over what to do with the left overs from the state’s waste …
Tue., Nov. 25, 2014
Editorial: City sewer revamp, funding plan deserving of praise
The latest piece of Spokane’s innovative plan to finance the reconstruction of much of the city’s wastewater infrastructure fell into place when $200 million in “green” municipal revenue bonds received …
Thu., April 25, 2013, 11:33 a.m.
Paint truck crash causes downtown haz-mat situation
The top of a paint company truck crashed into the bottom of an overpass this morning, spilling about 25 gallons of paint and closing part of South Stevens Street in …
Sun., June 12, 2011
Editorial: Treatment plant delay won’t help environment
Spokane County’s $173 million sewage treatment plant is ready to be tested. Conceivably it could be operating by year’s end and making an immediate reduction in the amount of PCBs …
Sun., Dec. 27, 2009
Filters show promise in river cleanup
Each day, cities along the Spokane River dump millions of gallons of phosphorus-rich wastewater into its waters. As the state of Washington embarks on an ambitious plan to reduce the …
Wed., July 22, 2009, 8:30 p.m.
Stimulus funds benefit wastewater plant
The city of Airway Heights will receive $22 million in federal economic stimulus funding for a new wastewater treatment plant that will help recharge the West Plains aquifer.
Fri., June 5, 2009
County’s sewer project gets officially under way
One of the largest public works projects in Spokane County history, which has been nearly 30 years in the making, got its official start Thursday as local officials “turned dirt” …