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Water-related utilities for small communities in rural Alaska

Bertold Puchtler

Water-related utilities for small communities in rural Alaska

by Bertold Puchtler

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Corvallis Environmental Research Laboratory, Arctic Environmental Research Station, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Corvallis, Or, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sewage disposal -- Developing countries.,
  • Sewage disposal -- Alaska.,
  • Water quality management -- Alaska.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 71.

    Statementby Bertold Puchtler, Barry Reid, Conrad Christianson.
    SeriesEcological research series -- EPA-600/3-76-104.
    ContributionsReid, Barry., Christianson, Conrad., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 72 p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18011727M

    Lawless: One in three Alaska villages have no local police Special report: A first-of-its-kind investigation by the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica found more than 70 Alaska communities.   Speaking to legislators from rural Alaska, he said the average age of rural water plants is 23 years, more than their expected design life of 20 years. “A lot of these systems are already at the.

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    Alaska plans to take applications for small-business aid next week Twenty percent of the $ million has been reserved for rural businesses, those in communities with 5, or fewer residents. place of a flush toilet in rural situations and communities that lack a water-borne sewage system. The waste may be disposed to sloughs, beaches, Drinking Water And Sanitation In Rural Alaska Roof with rain catchment drain made of lagoons, outhouse pits, landfills and any other small depressions filled with flood water provide an excellent.


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Get this from a library. Water-related utilities for small communities in rural Alaska. [Bertold Puchtler; Barry Reid; Conrad Christianson; United States. Environmental Research Laboratory, Corvallis, Or.] -- Report on the "Alaska Village Demonstration Projects" designed to demonstrate methods to improve sanitary conditions in native villages of Alaska.

Funding for the Alaska Native Villages and Rural Communities Water Grant Program Table showing annual funding for the Alaska Native Villages and Rural Communities program from through You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page.

Financing Water and Sewer O&M In Rural Alaska. Michael L. Black1and Athena J. Logan2. INTRODUCTION Enormous efforts are being made to build adequate sanitation facilities for rural communities in Alaska. In State fiscal year the federal agencies along with the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Village Safe Water program are receiving approximately $60 million in capital funds to provide sanitation facilities to approximately rural Size: 50KB.

In Alaska, some rural communities have joined the Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative, which helps streamline and standardize billing and assists with infrastructure improvements. This week's video features brief interviews with communities that have benefited from this partnership.

Indoor plumbing is a basic amenity that most Americans take for granted. In parts of rural Alaska, however, providing water and sewer service is not an easy task. The harsh climate requires special adaptations, costs are high, and many small communities lack the expertise needed to manage complex systems.

To address these challenges, the Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative. Object Moved This document may be found here. Today we’re discussing water. Specifically, the absence of adequate water and sewage systems in rural communities across Western Alaska.

Though there has been a. Entity Name Water Cert. Sewer Cert. Mailing Address Phone Number Communities; Akiak Native Community: P.O. BOX AKIAK,AK Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Subsistence, West 8th Street, Juneau, AKUSA This document should be cited as: Wolfe, R.J., and R.J.

Walker. Subsistence and income in rural Alaska. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Division of Subsistence, Special Publication No. SP, Size: 1MB. EPA/ September WATER-RELATED UTILITIES FOR SMALL COMMUNITIES IN RURAL ALASKA by Bertold Puchtler Barry Reid Conrad Christiansen Arctic Environmental Research Station Con/all is Environmental Research Laboratory College, Alaska CORVALLIS ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LABORATORY OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT U.

major utilities – electricity, water/sewer, and telecommunications – to rural Alaska consumers. In the case of electricity, fuel and booked operation and maintenance together account for 59% of total cost.

Capital costs carried on utility books account for 15%. The remaining 26% is “off. UtilidorsA corridor, usually constructed above ground in rural Alaska, in which thermally insulated water pipes are routed from water source tanks and treatment processes to homes and businesses.

Wastewater pipes are also routed in utilidors from homes and businesses to wastewater treatment processes. Alaska Utility Systems, These are uncertain times for the people who work at our public water and wastewater utilities, but safe and clean drinking water is something everyone relies on as an essential service.

Small and rural systems generally have less staff and will be impacted the worst if their workforce becomes infected. The program offers capacity building assistance to rural utilities throughout all regions of the state. One-on-one or small group training in the community is provided by RUBA staff for the local utility staff.

Utility staff may also attend the hour utility management classes offered at various hub communities. 30 years ago, fewer than 25% of rural Alaska households had running water and flush toilets. In55% of rural homes had piped or covered haul service.

Today, approximately 75% of rural homes have indoor plumbing (about 90% if regional hubs are included in the calculation).File Size: KB. Rural Utility Management Services ANTHC partners with communities to support water and sewer systems in rural Alaska. The Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative, or ARUC, partners with your community to maintain your water and sewer systems.

The Basics: Water & Sewer Solutions in Rural Alaska ColdClimateHousing. Safe Water for Rural Alaska How to Properly Insulate Water Lines in Alaska for. Alaska Very Small Towns and Villages (fewer than residents) Filter cities All cities Bigger Cities (+ residents) Smaller Cities, Towns, and Villages ( residents) Very Small Towns and Villages.

As community water utility systems have aged and climate change challenges have become apparent, the focus on utility sustainability and maintenance operations is an important Alaska Rural Utility Collaborative (ARUC) function.

The ARUC Advisory Committee, composed of representatives from ARUC member communities, recently met in Anchorage to discuss sustainable.

For most Americans, in home running water and flushing toilets are considered basic utilities, but across rural Alaska more than 30 villages are still living without piped : Lori Townsend, Alaska Public Media.Annual reports for the Alaska Native Villages Grant Program.

You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more. Alaska Native Villages Grant Program Annual Report (PDF) (2 pp, K) Alaska Native Villages Grant Program Annual Report (PDF) (2 pp, K) Alaska Native Villages Grant Program Annual Report (PDF) (6 pp, 9 MB).This research was conducted in nine communities from four regions (Southwest, Far North, Interior, and Southeast, Figure 1) in Alaska.

Of communities in rural Alaska, approximately 20% are considered ‘unserved’ with respect to piped water and sanitation, while nearly 80% are served by piped water, individual well and septic, or closed Author: Kaitlin Mattos, Elizabeth King, Elizabeth King, Cara Lucas, Elizabeth Hodges Snyder, Aaron Dotson, K.