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Monday, Apr. 21, 2014

Stories from Thursday, July 18, 2002

From the spoil site to the lake (07/18/02)
~This is the outlet for clear, clean water from the spoil site back into Storm Lake. The view is from the top of the middle burm at the spoil site location.
Taking a sample of the spoil (07/18/02)
~A UNI student takes a sample from the spoil site. While it may look like the spoil sites contain water, one only has to reach down about a foot and a half to come up with a handful of the mud, sludge and sediment being dredged from Storm Lake.
Black gold flows (07/18/02)
~It looks like pure mud, as sludge is pumped from the bottom of Storm Lake. It takes a lot of horsepower to push the much through thousands of feet of pipe from the west side of Storm Lake to the spoil site located at South Shore.
Bottom of the lake the limit (07/18/02)
Above the tabletops, there was enthusiastic applause for a string of speakers from local officials to Department of Natural Resources Director Jeff Vonk, and pens scratching out some $15,000 in new pledges to help expand dredging of the lake. Below the tables, it was typical Storm Lake evening wear - a sea of sandals and topsider shoes, most looking like they've seen some water and some sand...