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NEW Project Complete at Ferrell Mobile Home Park

September 13, 2018

 
“I am so relieved to be getting out of the water business! Having a single private well to supply 100+ homes is definitely not the ideal situation.” - Glyn Ferrell of Ferrell Mobile Homes Inc. in Benton, Missouri
 
We are pleased to announce that as of September 7th, 2018, Ferrell Mobile Home Park has access to filtered, treated, and continuously monitored water provided by Public Water Supply District No. 4 of Scott County. As a District, we have spent approximately $200,000 on this project, which included adding an additional loop to our current system. This allows for more consistent water quality and a secondary water route in case of emergencies. 
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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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