Pueblo Wastewater Division employees will be testing sewer lines near the State Fairgrounds the first week of June.
People who live in the area may notice smoke coming out of the sewer systems, but there's nothing to be alarmed about.
The smoke testing involves placing smoke devices in... more »
The Colorado Springs Stormwater Division is asking residents to keep the storm drains clear. This is the time of year when people prune trees and clean up their yards. But if left near a storm drain, that refuse can find its way into the drainage system and even into Fountain... more »
It's a world where no man has gone before or wants to. Under the street with a rat's eye view of the inside of a sewer line. The City of Pueblo recently used a water proof video camera to find a hole so large the street could have collapsed.
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Wastewater Division employees in Pueblo have discovered a hole in a sewer main under Court Street between Second and Third Streets.
This discovery came last week with the help of an in-line camera. Workers determined there is risk of collapse, so repairs will be made immediately.
The work... more »
Colorado Springs Utilities says the biggest day of the year for wastewater back ups is, believe it or not, Thanksgiving.
The reason? People dump turkey fat, oil and grease down the drain instead of throwing it away in the garbage.
They recommend to dump the turkey fat, oil... more »
Pueblo residents have a way to get rid of that used cooking oil after Thanksgiving, without causing problems to their sewer drains. Just recycle it.
City and county residents can drop off their used cooking oil, including fats, oils and grease (vegetable and animal) at no cost from November... more »
The Pueblo West Metro District wants to send waste water into the Pueblo Reservoir, which is also where many people get their drinking water. The proposal isn't sitting well with county leaders, but Pueblo West says its safe and necessary.
"You're always trying to get water, and you're always... more »
Animal control officers hope to trap a pack of raccoons that mauled a 74-year-old woman who tried to chase them from her yard.
The sheriff in Polk County, east of Tampa, said Gretchen Whitted fell when five raccoons surrounded and attacked her Sunday. She was taken to a hospital... more »