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By Rebecca Kopelman on November 14th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 4:45 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities is facing lower fines for two sewage spills over the summer. Compared to a 140,000-gallon spill in 2005 that resulted in a $10,000 fine, GRU is being fined $7,750 for one sewage spill of nearly 1 million gallons and another of 58,000 gallons.
By Caitlin Sinett on November 7th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 5:25 pm
The GREC and Gainesville City Commission still have not reached an agreement on the purchase of the biomass plant, and now Commissioner Randy Wells wants reassurance that the plant will not be purchased in the future for less.
By James Thieke on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 16, 2013 at 6:11 pm
With the rising cost of utilities for Gainesville residents, some have taken to living without the aid of established utility companies.
By Katherine Kallergis, Heather van Blokland, Rebekah Geier and Max Mattern on October 16th, 2013 | Last updated: October 18, 2013 at 2:26 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities General Manager Bob Hunzinger announced his resignation in a letter signed by him and Mayor Ed Braddy on Wednesday.
By Caitlin Sinett on September 5th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 10:19 am
Braddy and his colleagues talk about what’s been done in the first 100 days, and what may be to come for Gainesville under Braddy’s direction.
By Forrest Smith on July 29th, 2013 | Last updated: November 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm
Process underway to clean local creeks of a 400,000 gallon sewage spill.
By Chelsea Rae on March 1st, 2013 | Last updated: March 7, 2013 at 4:22 pm
Gainesville held a ceremony Thursday celebrating the end of $1.3 million in renovations with many eco-friendly features.
By Tondrea Haddly on February 20th, 2013 | Last updated: February 20, 2013 at 6:29 pm
The price of installing solar panels has decreased significantly, and for those who can afford the initial investment, the savings add up fast. WUFT’s Tondrea Haddly takes a look at the program GRU operates for rebates and solar feed-in tariffs.