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Assembly supports schools, dings marketing and K-Beach flooded area

...was there. My kids' school had to use an outhouse. People in this audience had to use the same thing when their septic systems failed. The K-Beach area was impacted, drastically. But we hold a fiduciary responsibility here... we don't...
Kalifornsky Beach flooding raises health concerns

...Kalifornsky Beach Road has the potential to impact septic systems in the area, and has residents worried about serious...the swamp. Area residents should stop pumping their septic systems until the flooding resides, he said. Ground water...
Borough: experts en route to examine K-beach flooding

...eroding. Yards are filling. Roads are deepening. Septic systems, wells and basements are likely under water. Since...said.The borough does not yet know if underwater septic systems have contaminated the water, Walden said. Private...
Cleaning up the Samish

...practices and poorly designed or maintained on-site septic systems. Thomas Creek is one of these. As a boy, I recall...State law mandates regular inspection of all on-site septic systems, but inspections and enforcement obviously have been...
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...
K-Beach residents need to watch for flooding issues

...grow in wet ground. Now to get to the problems this high water table creates. The first of many is the flooding of septic systems. A flooded septic does not treat the sewage the way it was designed. This raises the possibility of contaminating...
K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...still have to use honey buckets because of damaged septic systems. He said Wendt's ducks and geese were swimming...residents still have water in their crawlspaces and their septic systems are under water, Wendt said. In response to the...
Borough declares K-Beach flooding a disaster

...The flooding, which began mid-September, has affected areas from Seward to Anchor Point by flooding homes, septic systems, wells and washing out roads, which cut off some residents. Heavy rains seen over the weekend drove water levels...
Disaster declaration a first step

...column in the area. Water literally just bubbled up out of the ground, creeping into basements, crawl spaces and septic systems while also covering roadways in the area.Then, just as many residents were finally drying out, the area was hit...
Learning from this disaster

...changes in groundwater levels have combined with several inches of rain to create a perfect storm, damaging wells and septic systems and flooding homes. On Tuesday, the borough administration declared a disaster for the area, opening the door for...


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