'They Make Civilized Life Possible' – Columnist Writes Appreciation of Sewer Workers

Burbank Leader Columnist Bryan Mahoney spent a day with his city’s sewer workers, cleaning part of Burbank’s 225 miles of sewers…

Day after day, these guys make civilized life possible, and when they’re doing their jobs, you barely ever notice they’re there. Every year about 3 billion gallons of sewage is pumped through the city’s sewer lines, and only seven employees make sure that moves along without incident.

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The sewer professionals mentioned in the article – Supervisor Gerald Ellegood, Daniel Leech, Kelly Kusch and Armando Ruiz – are all LABS of CWEA members.

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