Workers tie rebar at the nitrifying side stream treatment facility at the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District’s $2.1 billion project to upgrade its regional sewage treatment plantmassive 900-acre EchoWater Project is three years into construction. Construction is one of the most dangerous job categories, as shown by workers’ compensation claims.
Workers tie rebar at the nitrifying side stream treatment facility at the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District’s $2.1 billion project to upgrade its regional sewage treatment plantmassive 900-acre EchoWater Project is three years into construction. Construction is one of the most dangerous job categories, as shown by workers’ compensation claims. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Workers tie rebar at the nitrifying side stream treatment facility at the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District’s $2.1 billion project to upgrade its regional sewage treatment plantmassive 900-acre EchoWater Project is three years into construction. Construction is one of the most dangerous job categories, as shown by workers’ compensation claims. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
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February 22, 2017 06:53 PM

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