VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved a contract with Chester Inc. last week to design a 14,000-square-foot addition to one of the buildings on the new public works campus being planned for land at the sewage treatment plant.
VALPARAISO | The return of the first real cold spell in more than a year is resulting in the first real spate of water line problems, both for the city's water utility and for home owners.
VALPARAISO | There's nothing like a major roundabout project to help the city replace an aging water line.
Editor's note: This is the fifth in a weeklong series of articles for National Drinking Water Week on the importance of preserving and conserving water.
VALPARAISO | A section of water main with a history of breaks will be replaced this year.
VALPARAISO | The Utilities Board on Tuesday got its second surprise in three months from Beech Street.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board awarded the contract for replacing the West Street culvert on Tuesday despite the fact the low bid was almost $28,000 higher than the engineer's estimate.
VALPARAISO | A small dip in Beech Road west of Roosevelt turned out to be caused by the cave in of a combined sanitary and storm sewer line.
VALPARAISO | Plans for the development of the first building of the Memorial Health Systems campus were given a pair of presentations Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | An indication of how bad the nation's water infrastructure is can be measured by the recent water loss audit done for Valparaiso that showed the city's water utility loses about 120 million gallons a year, most of that to leaks.
VALPARAISO | With the McKinley Street storm sewer construction to start in a month, the city's Utilities Board is poised to approve another project that drew bids well below the engineer's estimate.
VALPARAISO | The city's water utility loses about 120 million gallons a year, but a consultant recently told the Utilities Board that amount is actually less than the industry standard.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board will open bids for a storm sewer project on McKinley Street in March and is looking for funds to extend a water main replacement project on Indiana Avenue.
VALPARAISO | The city's water mains are beginning to show their age in the way mains usually do -- by breaking.
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