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PUBLIC NOTICE

January 11, 2017

PUBLIC NOTICE

SOUTHWEST ALLEN PARISH WATER DISTRICT #2

Safe Drinking Water Fee - Act 605

As of January 1, 2017 Act 605 of the Regular Session of Louisiana Legislature was enacted authorizing an increase in the Drinking Water Fee. The current fee will be increased from $3.20 per connection per year to $12.00 per connection per year. This amount is normally charged once a year, usually on the August bill. The Water District will charge this to its customers at $1.00 per month instead of a one-time fee of $12.00. This fee is mandated by the State of Louisiana Department of Health.

Expect an initial charge of $2.00 on the February bill, this will include January and February fee....

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Plastic, plastic, everywhere

Plastic, plastic, everywhere

September 01, 2018

The production of plastic has grown 8 percent a year for decades, much more than any other manufactured material, because plastic is just so useful. We use it for packaging (43%) and construction (20%); we have plastic in our clothes, our cars, our computers.

Plastic really is everywhere.

“Roland Geyer, an industrial ecologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, says no one had tallied how much plastic people have manufactured since its invention. When he did it, he was shocked at what he found. 'Eight point three billion metric tons of plastics produced so far. That's just really a staggering amount.' He did some calculations to understand that number. 'And it turned out that it can cover an area the size of Argentina,' he says, 'which is the eighth-largest country in the world.' 

'Ankle deep.'"NPR

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