Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Creve Coeur-based firm says it is committed to employee safety.
The U.S. Labor Department is coming down with stiff penalties against Missouri American Water Company over an employee's death in Joplin following the deadly tornado there last May. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA announced that it was charging the Creve Coeur-based subdidiary of American Water, with willful violations after an accident with a saw kicked back and killed an employee. KOAM-TV reported on the accident last spring, and at the time indicated that the employee, Robert Clark, died from an injury to his neck. To view the OSHA citations, here is a link to the agency's website. The charges carry a penalty totaling $140,000. “Employers such as Missouri American Water have a responsibility to take all …
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Residents can drop off old prescriptions at any of four St. Louis County Police Department locations.
The St. Louis County Police Department announced the start of a new drug take-back program on Friday. According to a news release issued by St. Louis County Police, Missouri P2D2, a non-nonprofit organization dedicated to safe and convenient prescription drug disposal, launched the take back. Residents can drop off drugs, no questions asked, at any of the below locations. More information can be found in the following release issued by St. Louis County Police. Missouri P2D2 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to safe, convenient prescription pill (P2) and drug disposal (D2). The organization is a partnership among St. Louis County Police, the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Missouri American Water and the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Some of the work from Missouri American Water will be done by the end of April.
Missouri American Water is notifying Creve Coeur residents about work being done over the next few months to replace local water lines. The company said roughly 1,075 feet of piping on Ladue Road between Executive Estats Drive and Shardue Lane will be replaced with the work done by June. In addition, approximately "170 feet of a water main on Deerfield Court between Deerfield Lane and the end of the cul de sac in an unincorporated area of St. Louis County just north of Olive Blvd and west of Lindbergh," according to a company statement. That work should be done by the end of April. Both of the lines slated for replacement are 55 years old. Missouri American Water said residents and businesses have been contacted with regard to maintaining…
Saturday, July 16, 2011
In the July 15 PatchCast, there's a lot of news. From adorable pets selling clothes to professional athletes doing positive things in the community, we hope you enjoy this week's PatchCast.
This is the PatchCast for the week of July 10. Enjoy. Here are the top stories from Patch sites across St. Louis and St. Charles counties: