Category Archives: Wastewater
Sewer Sanity? Nope.
Awwww…remember when I wrote this? The Florida Keys Free Press reported that the $3 million in state money recently received by the District could finally be used to provide financial relief to the ratepayers as was originally intended. I hoped … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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