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East Chicago Sanitary District

East Chicago eyes first sewer rate hike in 15 years

EAST CHICAGO | An estimated $1 million annual deficit in running the Sanitary District has officials considering the city's first sewer rate hike in 15 years.

November 15, 2012 7:00 pm

Former water official pleads guilty in Hammond pollution case

HAMMOND | A former Hammond Sanitary District official agreed to plead guilty Friday to federal charges pertaining to illegal discharge of wastewater.

April 13, 2012 6:45 pm

Flooding in East Chicago lead to sewer problems

EAST CHICAGO | Flooding in East Chicago is quite troublesome and prevention can involve a variety of changes to your house and property changes that can vary in complexity and cost. In some floodprone areas, flooding can cause sewage from sanitary sewer lines to back up into houses through d…

February 27, 2012 11:44 am

EDITORIAL: East Chicago right to trash agreement

East Chicago Sanitary District officials were right to close the city's garbage transfer station recently and cancel the arrangement with Anthony Portone's Cline Disposal & Recycling LLC.

November 18, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Who is the next power broker?

MARK KIESLING: Who is the next power broker?

It's said that nature abhors a vacuum, and there is a opening in the Lake County political want ads these days for "power broker."

March 04, 2011 12:00 am
BP accident affects water pressure in part of E.C.

BP accident affects water pressure in part of E.C.

A piece of equipment on its way to the BP Whiting Refinery fell off a truck Wednesday and damaged a fire hydrant, affecting the water pressure in East Chicago's Marktown neighborhood.

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