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'Pumping for profit' is exploitation

...plan to pump 26,000 acre-feet of groundwater over two years and sell it to a water...that high-volume pumping will draw groundwater away from their wells, which they're...have always combined river water and groundwater to irrigate crops, so those in the...
State to share cost in North Pole water contamination fix

...where a refinery spill decades ago continues to contaminate groundwater. The agreement covers the expense of developing the sulfolane, an industrial chemical that was detected in groundwater in 2009. The agreement does not include a commitment to...
Fort Wainright fined for EPA violation

...Fairbanks will pay nearly $160,000 to government regulators after being found in violation of an act designed to protect groundwater. Fort Wainwright will pay the Environmental Protect Agency after the garrison didn't test for suspect leaks in underground...
Letters to the editor

...flood related damages that compound with each rain storm. Groundwater in my septic system has risen ten inches in the past ten...borough not taking the necessary action to prevent ongoing groundwater flooding before our community suffers further damage? I...
Beaver Loop culvert nearing completion

...said several setbacks have pushed back the timeline. The creek that flows under Beaver Loop Road had to be diverted and groundwater seeping into the excavation area proved problematic, he said. The replacement of the concrete foundation to support the...
Residents ask for action

A discussion about high groundwater issues flooded the Kenai Peninsula...backed up on the street. And the groundwater in the area is full with no way...experienced problems as well with high groundwater.Kaylee Osowski can be reached...

...failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims current owner Flint Hills...release of sulfolane, a liquid used in refining oil, leaving groundwater unfit for human use, and neither company has taken reasonable...
K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

It has been about six months since the Kalifornsky Beach area saw rising groundwater creep into basements and crawlspaces and infiltrate septic systems and drinking water wells. While the borough installed culverts...
Beaver Loop Road culvert project delayed three weeks

...of complications with high levels of groundwater, Ruffner said. The contractor, Endries...they were installing and the amount of groundwater. The recent rain hasn't helped much...completed in time," Endries said. "The groundwater and weather has made a mess of things...
State says Talkeetna sewer system a threat to groundwater and river so overloaded and in such disrepair that it threatens groundwater and possibly the salmon-rich Talkeetna River. The Alaska...difficulties at this facility present a serious threat to the groundwater and to the Talkeetna River,'' states the letter written...


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