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Fighting back against the flood

...impending lagoons of standing water that will inevitably fill the basements of their neighbors, flood furnaces and septic systems, mold homes and permeate yards. "We have been fighting this on and off for two years," Minkler said. After an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28-0
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K-Beach residents need to watch for flooding issues

...table creates. The first of many is the flooding of septic systems. A flooded septic does not treat the sewage the way...credit. That is the approximate cost of a mound type septic system. People should also have their well water tested to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-09/k-beach-residents-need-to
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K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...water sparingly because their septic system barely works, Wendt said...honey buckets because of damaged septic systems. He said Wendt's ducks and...in their crawlspaces and their septic systems are under water, Wendt said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-25/k-beach-flooding-area-sees-slow-prog
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An Outdoor View: The tackle box

...eating lunch, Virginia paid all her bills, and called the men to come and fix her leaking roof and her backed-up septic system. She then took a bus downtown and spent the afternoon happily buying gifts and getting her hair done.That night...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-18/an-outdoor-view-the-tackle-box
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K-Beach residents not getting equal treatment

...changing land classifications (from wetland to upland), accepting roads, and permitting and certifying standard septic systems. These residents and developers should've been clairvoyant and surely realized in the future those former wetlands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/k-beach-residents-not-get
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K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

...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 throughout the area and completed a drainage project...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/seeking-answers
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After the burn

...here from Washington State 50 years ago, remembers using burn poles for building a shed, as well as a log crib for a septic system drain field. He also recalls a friend who made furniture with the smaller-size burn poles. Lumber was expensive...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-06-12-1
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K-Beach residents looking for flooding solutions

...tenable. Homes and businesses (structures and properties) have been inundated by both ground and surface flooding; septic systems have flooded and failed, contaminating local ground waters and drinking wells; standing water in yards and roadside...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-06/k-beach-residents-looking
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Flooding mitigation effort needed now

...from the damages caused by last year's flooding. My septic system was flooded and sank into the ground. My house and...still use water very sparingly in our household as our septic system is barely working. My neighbors are all dealing with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-08/flooding-mitigation-effor
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K-Beach resident still waiting for answers

...to fall, as the ditch levels continue to rise, and as increasing numbers of us continue to have problems with our septic systems ... I am prompted to write letters, hoping for some results. We were asked last fall to be patient with the Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-11/k-beach-resident-still-wa
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