untreated wastewater

Florida Fines Lockheed Martin $50,000 for Tainted Water Discharge

Article: Florida Fines Lockheed Martin $50,000 for Tainted Water Discharge

TALLEVAST, Florida, October 13, 2008 (ENS) – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection today reached a legal agreement with defense contractor Lockheed Martin to resolve violations that occurred when about 5,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was released from the company’s on-site pump and treat system in the small town of Tallevast on Florida’s west coast.…

Iowa Cities Face Costly Wastewater System Upgrades

Article: Iowa Cities Face Costly Wastewater System Upgrades

BURLINGTON, Iowa, February 24, 2008 (ENS) – The City of Burlington discharged an estimated two million gallons of untreated wastewater mixed with storm runoff water to the Mississippi River after a pipe became plugged last week. City officials are unsure of when the discharge began, but they discovered the plugged pipe on Tuesday in the…