Septic System

August 5, 2009--Mesa County cracks down on leaking sewage (Grand Junction Sentinel)

A Gateway trailer park that has been leaking raw sewage into the ground — and possibly into the Dolores River — for at least a year is finally cleaning up its act.

November 24, 2008--More than health damaged by ag nutrients in drinking water (Environmental News Service)

The pollution of fresh water by agricultural nutrients costs government agencies, drinking water facilities and individual Americans at least $4.3 billion a year in total, finds new research from Kansas St

November 8, 2008--Business: Old rubber used in septic systems (Denver Post)

The folks who live in a dozen homes here that were served by an old sewer plant had to make a decision last year: Either fund an expensive study to find out whether their sewer plant was still sound or dis

October 28, 2008--Canon City sewer project awaits legal approval (Pueblo Chieftain)

Construction on the long-awaited $3.3 million sanitary sewer project in the north Canon City neighborhood could start this winter if all of the final legal hurdles can be cleared.


June 23, 2008--Mesa County will improve sewer system for BLM official's home (Grand Junction Sentinel)

Mesa County plans to spend $6,000 on sewer system improvements at the home of Catherine Robertson, Grand Junction field manager for the Bureau of Land Management. County Administrator Jon Peacock said he and county staff decided to pay for a special pump, using a septic-system elimination fund.


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