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Hammond Sanitary District

Combined sewer systems suspect in Little Cal leakage

It’s a tale of two meters and who is responsible for notifying the Indiana Department of Environmental Management about sewer overflow problems.

June 04, 2014 7:45 pm

Griffith man receives federal probation in pollution case

HAMMOND | A Griffith man was sentenced Friday to two years on probation for discharging pollution through the Hammond Sanitary District's water treatment works without a permit.

May 17, 2014 12:05 am

Hammond sanitary, recycling departments closed Monday

HAMMOND | The city's sanitation district and recycling departments will close Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Former McDermott chief of staff now with Hammond Sanitary District

HAMMOND | A former chief of staff for Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is now the interim head of the Hammond Sanitary District while the district manager is out on leave.

October 01, 2013 5:08 pm

Hammond Sanitary District will hold special meeting Tuesday

HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitary District Board of Commissioners will conduct a special meeting Tuesday.

September 23, 2013 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: Hammond, neighboring towns should work through sewer contract without terse posturing

Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.

September 15, 2013 12:00 am

Griffith to fight Hammond Sanitary District in court

GRIFFITH | The Town Council on Tuesday said it will fight a move by the Hammond Sanitary District to cancel an existing contract for handling Griffith's wastewater.

September 03, 2013 10:30 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Put Hammond's debt in proper perspective

Bill Dolan’s April 28 article (“Lake County municipal officials turn to lenders for urban amenities”), is a classic example of “you can make numbers say whatever you want them to.”

May 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos




Hammond Sanitary District awards contract for catch basin construction

HAMMOND | Construction on a federally mandated project to reduce sewage overflows into the Grand Calumet River is expected to begin by May.

March 24, 2013 8:15 pm

Hammond Sanitary District expects state permit for basin project

HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitary District expects to receive a state permit by the end of the month to build a basin aimed at preventing sewage overflow discharges into the Grand Calumet River.

December 25, 2012 5:29 pm

Hammond residents to start paying more for garbage services on Thursday

HAMMOND | Hammond residents will start paying more for garbage pickup beginning Thursday.

October 27, 2012 7:15 pm

Longtime Hammond Sanitary District board member retires, new appointment named

MUNSTER | Longtime Hammond Sanitary District board member Russ Snyder is retiring.

August 19, 2012 6:30 pm

Hammond Sanitary District appeals U.S. EPA fines

HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitary District is appealing $1.4 million in fines by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, claiming that delays in construction projects to prevent sewage overflows into the Grand Calumet River aren't the district's fault.

August 07, 2012 8:30 pm

Sewer separation projects to start soon in Munster

MUNSTER | Construction will begin in two weeks on dual sewer separation projects that are expected to reduce backups and overflows into area waterways.

July 30, 2012 9:45 pm

Hammond Sanitary District approves rate increases

HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitary District Board approved rate increases Tuesday that in part will support projects to reduce sewage overflows into the Grand Calumet River.

June 12, 2012 11:00 pm

State questions design of Hammond Sanitary District project

HAMMOND | The state is questioning the design of a basin the Hammond Sanitary District wants to begin building this summer to prevent the discharge of sewage overflows into the Grand Calumet River.

June 02, 2012 7:30 pm

Map of Hammond precincts, polling locations on Internet

HAMMOND | A new online map showing Hammond precincts and polling locations is available in time for Tuesday's primary.

May 01, 2012 10:00 pm

Sewer user fees possible for Hammond, Munster

Starting in early 2013, Munster and Hammond water customers could see a new sewer user fee added to their utility bills.

March 10, 2012 6:15 pm

Hammond Sanitary District welcomes new business manager

HAMMOND | The Hammond Sanitary District welcomed a new business manager this week, just in time to put the finishing touches on next year's budget.

September 18, 2011 7:30 pm

EPA seeks $2.4 million in fines from Hammond Sanitary District

HAMMOND | The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking $2.4 million in fines from the Hammond Sanitary District for the discharge of pollutants and raw sewage into the Grand and Little Calumet rivers.

August 20, 2011 7:00 pm
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