Quality News

'Skinny' street project could aid Crystal Lake water quality

LAKE CRYSTAL — Skinny streets seem to be the look for Lake Crystal's future. A major street project slated for 2019 could save the city of Lake Crystal construction and maintenance costs while aiding a community effort to improve water quality. The ...

Seven-year journey leads to highest quality honor for hospital

After a seven-year quest, Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana, has won a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation's highest honor for performance excellence and quality achievement. The 137-bed hospital has the ...

Camp Fire smoke causing more delays at SFO due to low visibility

Smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County caused more delays at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday morning. The airport started its delay program at 8 a.m. because of the poor air quality and low visibility. "We couldn't see the ground when we ...

Air Quality Report For Orange County: No Burn Alert In Effect

ORANGE COUNTY, CA — The Orange County air quality index was in the moderate range, mid to high 80s, Tuesday, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. The particulates in the air have drifted south from the Camp Fire, some 500 ...and more »