Tag: contamination

HUMBOLDT — Humboldt’s on-again, off-again water issues continued through the weekend, with the city once again suspending operations at its water treatment plant Saturday because of evidence of contamination within the Neosho River. The suspension…

HUMBOLDT — Contaminated water — spilled from the scene of an early morning fire Wednesday at Mid-West Fertilizer in Iola — has prompted Humboldt to suspend operations at the city’s water plant. The city remained…

HUMBOLDT — Contaminated water — spilled from the scene of an early morning fire at Mid-West Fertilizer in Iola — has prompted Humboldt to suspend operations at the city’s water plant. Humboldt city officials announced…

WICHITA, Kansas — The water coming out of your tap might meet legal standards, but that doesn’t mean that it’s safe to drink — at least according to the Environmental Working Group, an environmental advocacy…

Many of us have certainly been thrown a curve ball with the recent flooding.  I know three community gardens in our Extension district have gone totally underwater. So that brings the question — how safe…

The first thing you notice about the Humanity House Community Garden is the smell. Raw sewage and river bottom. Dead animals. Manure. Chemical runoff. You can?t eat vegetables marinated for days in that combination, Humanity…

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More than 1 million private wells that supply drinking water in mostly rural parts of the Midwest could face the risk of contamination from floodwater, posing a health concern that could…

For the second time in less than a month, a boil order has been issued for residents living south of Humboldt in Allen County Rural Water District 10. The order was announced Thursday by the…

Hurricane Florence threatens to kill thousands of farm animals and trigger catastrophic spills of waste as it bears down on a Carolina coastal region dotted with sewage treatment plants, hog waste lagoons, poultry farms and…