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Nissan recalls more than 120,000 vehicles after fluid leaks cause fires
Nissan is recalling more than 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires.  The company says that in some cases, owners should park their vehicles outside until they are repaired.  The recall covers certain 2015-17 Murano SUVs and 2016-17 Maxima large cars that...
36 points by Los Angeles Times | Automobile Vehicle Brake Plumbing Serial number United States Number
Nissan recalls 120K vehicles; fluid leaks can cause fires
DETROIT (AP) - Nissan is recalling over 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires. In some cases owners should park their vehicles outside until they are fixed. The recall covers certain 2015 to 2017 Murano SUVs and 2016 to 2017 Maxima large ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Automobile 2016 Vehicle Brake Plumbing United States Electrical engineering
DEQ to target Flint faucets as lead source
The move was announced after a U-M study that suggests home service lines may not be the largest contributor of lead.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Water supply network Valve Drinking water Zinc Water Plumbing Tap water Water quality
Michigan DEQ to target Flint faucets as lead source
The move is in response to a U-M study that suggests home service lines may not be the largest contributor of lead.        
32 points by Detroit Free Press | Water supply network Valve Drinking water Zinc Water Plumbing Tap water Water quality
Mitch Albom: No power a reminder of those who do without
Losing power here is an anomaly, not a way of life like in other parts of the world        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Drinking water Water crisis Plumbing Water supply network Bottled water Water supply Desalination Water
Mulberry Street in Baltimore reopens after street collapse
The 500 block of Mulberry Street near Lexington Market, closed since the street collapsed last July, has finally reopened, the Baltimore Department of Public Works said Tuesday. A leak in an 8-inch water pipe feeding a single property on Mulberry caused a 30-foot-deep sinkhole to open up between...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Road Street Plumbing Metric space Traffic English-language films American record labels General topology
Crews repairing water main break near Eastern Market
One lane is closed to traffic at Gratiot and Russell while city crews excavate to repair a leak, officials say        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Plumbing The Work Weekend
Area still deals with industrial contamination consequences
VANPORT, Pa. (AP) - A battle is brewing among several entities over financial responsibility for water treatment, and the township municipal authority -- for the time being -- is stuck in the middle footing the bill. That bill -- estimated by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to be $5,500 ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Drinking water Water treatment Water supply network Water Waterborne diseases Plumbing Beaver County Pennsylvania Water purification
PWSA board approves state reviews of its operations
In the wake of last week’s boil-water advisory for 100,000 city residents, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority board today officially invited state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale and state Attorney General Josh Shapiro to conduct a performance audit of the public water provider.
18 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Board of directors Auditing Plumbing Boiling Municipality Audit Boil-water advisory Financial audit
Rattlesnake discovered in toilet bowl, 23 more hiding around house (PHOTOS)
Discovering something unwanted in your toilet bowl is never pleasant, but finding a rattlesnake under the seat is certainly one of the worst sights. Finding an additional 23 venomous snakes you were unaware of around your house would leave anyone rattled. Read Full Article at RT.com
1754 points by Russia Today | Crotalus atrox Crotalus Plumbing Debut albums Rooms Bathing Bathroom
Texas boy lifts toilet lid, finds rattlesnake hiding inside
The boy's mother decapitated the snake and Hawkins removed 23 others that he found nesting in the storm cellar and beneath the home.
133 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Plumbing Toilet Bidet Plumbing fixture Water The Tip
24 rattlesnakes found in Texas house -- including one in the toilet
It was a problem beyond a plumber's expertise.       
14083 points by USA Today | Plumbing Toilet Outhouse Flush toilet Sewage treatment Plumbing fixture Latrine Bidet
James E. ‘Jim’ McAvoy, a plumber for 64 years, dead at 82
Jim McAvoy let his six kids know what the rules were. A plumber, Mr. McAvoy believed there was a right and a wrong way to do everything, whether it was threading a pipe, giving a firm handshake, laying tile or sweeping the floor. When he and his buddies relaxed after work by having a few […]
1369 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Plumbing Plumber Sunday roast
Yikes! Rattlesnake slithers up Texas toilet, 23 others found in home
It was a problem beyond a plumber's expertise.       
14084 points by USA Today | Plumbing Toilet Outhouse Flush toilet Sewage treatment Plumbing fixture Latrine Bidet
Yikes! Rattlesnake slithers up Texas toilet
It was a problem beyond a plumber's expertise.       
14084 points by USA Today | Plumbing Toilet Outhouse Flush toilet Sewage treatment Plumbing fixture Latrine Bidet
Texas family finds rattlesnake in toilet, 24 on their property
A Texas family was surprised to find a large rattlesnake in their toilet.
2093 points by Daily News | English-language films Sibling Pythonidae Snake Toilets Plumbing Toilet The Station nightclub fire
City finds normal levels of lead at three city facilities
City lead tests completed Thursday and Friday at three downtown municipal buildings found levels of the harmful metal to be below federal limits.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | Water City Plumbing English-language films Toronto Management Fountain New York City