MERRILLVILLE | The town's Stormwater Utility wants to reduce insurance premiums for Merrillville residents who are required to obtain flood insurance.
MUNSTER | The Federal Emergency Management Agency will remove more than 1,550 properties along the west portion of Little Calumet River from flood zone status March 1.
MUNSTER | The Town Council recently voted to spend up to $10,000 for on-call engineering services and documentation to FEMA aimed at removing the last five homes from the flood hazard zone protected by the levee system.
Thousands of homes in Hammond and Munster are being taken out of the flood plain, officials confirmed Friday.
HAMMOND | New controls over Little Calumet River water levels are expected to allow more homes along the southwest shoreline in the city to be removed from costly flood insurance requirements.
MERRILLVILLE | New Federal Emergency Management Agency maps show 732 Merrillville parcels designated in a flood plain, according to the town.
Why does everyone use the number 55 homes left in the flood area to get removed? There are 640 homes in the the area from Columbia to Northcote to 177th that still pay flood insurance.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. and Lake County Surveyor George Van Til have unveiled a sweeping plan to pay for Little Calumet River levee maintenance through Porter and Lake counties with a new fee on property owners.
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