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New York City Asks Public Input on Rainwater Control

New York City Asks Public Input on Rainwater Control

NEW YORK, New York, October 6, 2008 (ENS) – The autumn rains will soon flow down the streets of New York City, and as they do, city officials are asking for public input on how to capture more of the stormwater before it overflows the city’s sewer system, causes flooding and pollutes waterways. A plan…

Kansas City Faces $3.6 Billion Sewer, Stormwater Upgrade

Kansas City Faces $3.6 Billion Sewer, Stormwater Upgrade

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, January 31, 2008 (ENS) – A new Kansas City government task force began meeting this month to determine exactly how the city is going to cover the $3.6 billion cost of an urgently needed new sewer and stormwater system. Over the next six months, the task force, appointed by Mayor Mark Funkhouser,…