The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Local News

March 18, 2014

LP Waters closed for clean-up

GREENVILLE — A local school campus will remain closed for the foreseeable future, as crews continue efforts to clean up a backed up sewer.

Students from the LP Waters Early Childhood Center returned from spring break Monday and once again attended classes at nearby Carver Elementary School. Greenville Independent School District officials said the arrangement will continue until further notice.

Greenville ISD Director of Community Services Kelli Tharp said Blackmon Mooring,restoration and remediation company, has been involved with the remediation project since before spring break.

“They are working diligently and are trying to get it cleaned up as quickly as possible,” Tharp said.

An open house which had been scheduled at LP Waters tonight has been postponed as has a talent show which had been planned at the campus Friday. Tharp said new dates will be announced once the problem is corrected.

“It is a clean up of the problems caused by the sewer,” Tharp said of the issue had resulted the students be periodically bussed from LP Waters to Carver, due to the odor.

A main sewer line leading to the school had been blocked on or about February 24, causing sewage to back up and leak under the school.

1
Text Only
Local News
Featured Ads
Photos


See more photos and purchase prints here.

Poll

Does Dallas head coach Jason Garrett need for the Cowboys to make the playoffs during the 2014 football season to keep his job?

Yes
No
Who knows with Jerry Jones as owner?
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
Must Read
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Reader's Choice