CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners agreed Wednesday to double the money they will give to farmers who reduce soil erosion and fertilizer runoff into county drains.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board approved a project last week to alleviate drainage problems on Mingo Street.
CROWN POINT | Officials on Monday put off approving a proposed six-lot subdivision in a section of Ellendale Farm until learning more about plans by Lake County to clean a county ditch running through the property.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are inviting contractors to bid on $1.3 million in newly approved drainage ditch projects this season.
PORTAGE | It will be at least another month before developers of Sterling Creek Parc will know if they can encroach upon a natural drainage way to construct residential buildings.
VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board approved a contract with de Boer Egolf on Tuesday to install a 48-inch storm sewer to complete the drainage for the Hawthorne subdivision.
CROWN POINT | The proposed south county Illiana Expressway could carry a benefit beyond an expected relief valve for heavy region traffic, Lake County's surveyor said Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | The next phase of a project to reduce flooding issues on and along Taft Street begins Monday, said Matt Lake, executive director of Merrillville's Stormwater Utility.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board took the next step in resolving a decades-long drainage problem in one area of the city Wednesday.
Town leaders and officials from Christopher B. Burke Engineering broke ground last August for the Taft Street drainage project in Merrillville
WINFIELD | The Storm Water Board recently authorized the creation of a preventive maintenance plan for the town’s culvert and ditch system on major roadways and in subdivisions.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials already have plans to spend $2.1 million on urgent flood-control projects from the money they will borrow to balance county government's 2013 budget.
MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Tom Goralczyk has asked the town's Stormwater Utility to investigate a drainage issue on 73rd Avenue west of Whitcomb Street.
MERRILLVILLE | A portion of 73rd Avenue between Taft Street and Arthur Boulevard will be closed for up to two weeks while box culverts are installed during the Taft Street drainage project.
MERRILLVILLE | A $300,000 drainage project to reconfigure and remove sediment from Kaiser Ditch should start by the end of the month, Lake County Surveyor George Van Til said.
MERRILLVILLE | As work continues on a drainage project that could improve property values on 54th Court, the town's Stormwater Utility hopes the project will be featured in a publication about green infrastructure.
MERRILLVILLE | The largest stormwater project Merrillville has pursued will begin Monday.
Merrillville town leaders and officials from Christopher B. Burke Engineering break ground Friday for the Taft Street drainage project.
MERRILLVILLE | After four years of planning, the town's Stormwater Utility is prepared to begin a project to alleviate flooding on Taft Street and in a residential area near the road.
VALPARAISO | A change in plans for Burlington Beach Road was welcome news for 11 residents at Tuesday's Redevelopment Commission meeting.
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