Contaminated HVAC system prompts temporary closure of middle school in North Carolina

The Rowan-Salisbury (N.C.) school district has temporarily closed West Rowan Middle School after microbial growth was found in the school’s HVAC system.  The school building will be closed until Sept.…

Deadly NW heat wave prompts effort to boost air conditioning

By SARA CLINE Associated Press/Report for America PORTLAND, Ore. — As temperatures reached 117 degrees Fahrenheit (47 Celsius) in Salem, Oregon, during June’s unprecedented heatwave, Bryleigh O’Neil and three roommates…

HVAC issue prompts orderly evacuation of Lincoln School campus

Smoke from an HVAC unit triggered an emergency situation Friday afternoon at Lincoln Elementary School. Emergency response was called and the Manteca Fire Department arrived to the Lincoln campus within…

Water main repair prompts boil advisory in two Clark County communities

April 7 – The Clark County Utilities Department advises buyers in the Getaway Hills and Maplewood water districts to boil their ingesting water just after repairs to the drinking water…