Category Archives: Wastewater

The Swap Agreement and the Skunk Ape

Monroe County made it’s third $1 million payment to the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District.  As usual, it’s an occasion for distortion and spin. I corrected Cammy Clark’s work below.  My revisions are in red.  Here’s a link to the … Continue reading

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A glimmer of sewer sanity?

I just saw this fabulous story in the Free Press.  The Free Press belongs to the Key West Citizen family of newspapers, so let’s hope it’s not fake news.  Those guys lie like it’s their job. Anyhow… After learning that … Continue reading

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Couple New Pages

Just want to let everyone know, I added a couple of new pages. The Memory Hole:  This is my attempt at keeping track of things. Incorporation Station:  This is where I gathered up all the posts about how incorporation would … Continue reading

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After Irma

The Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (KLWTD) seems to have made it through the storm.  From the Free Press. During Hurricane Irma, the Key Largo district was the only sewer utility whose customers never lost the ability to flush, aside … Continue reading

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Money for Who?

Update:  Here’s another article from the Keynoter/Reporter.  According to this, the money will be split among the entities in accordance with the 2013 interlocal agreement – meaning that the county will not be able to funnel it all to their … Continue reading

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How About Some Good News?

I’m pretty sure I write one of the most depressing blogs on the internet.  It’s all about local government insanity that seems to get worse and worse every day.  Sorry about that.  Governments in Monroe County don’t give me a whole … Continue reading

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Swap Agreement: Second Payment

Monroe County made its second payment to the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (KLWTD).  Here’s their press release in the Blue Paper.  Amazingly, the item is semi-accurate, but it is laced with a little spin.  The county just can’t help themselves.

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District News Round-up

Since I look so closely into the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) wastewater treatment plants, I guess it’s only fair to look into the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District) wastewater treatment plant, too.  The District pulled a total phosphorus number … Continue reading

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Sanitary Sewer and New Development

  Update2:  The Blue Paper published my post and the Citizen published this article.  Looks like the  Citizen has a FART – Fast Action Response Team – that immediately responds to uncomfortable stories about the county and/or the FKAA.  Can’t complain too … Continue reading

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Cross Key Letter

I saw this thoughtful letter by Howard Gelbman in the Free Press about the Cross Key/Monroe Park situation.  It’s an open letter to Governor Rick Scott.  Scott hasn’t been terribly sympathetic to the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District (District) or to … Continue reading

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