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Indiana American Water

NWI not likely to have toxic algae problem

With the threat from a toxic algae bloom that affected the tap water for about 400,000 residents of Michigan and Ohio apparently ended, a spokesman for Indiana American Water said the chances for a similar problem in Northwest Indiana were small.

August 04, 2014 7:00 pm

Roosevelt utility bills estimated at $1 million

GARY | The utility bills at Gary Roosevelt, where school has not been in session since late June, amount to about $1 million.

July 09, 2014 5:57 pm

Gary mayor opposes water rate increase

A Thursday night hearing on a 17.2 percent rate hike for Indiana American Water featured the first stand against a utility rate increase by the administration of Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.

April 10, 2014 2:51 pm

NWI water rate increase will get hearing in Gary

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission will conduct a public hearing on Indiana American Water Co.'s request for a rate hike at 6 p.m. April 10 in Common Council Chambers, Gary City Hall, 401 Broadway.

March 18, 2014 8:00 am

Indiana American Water requests 17 percent NWI rate hike

Indiana American Water is requesting a statewide rate hike that would increase bills for Northwest Indiana customers by 17.2 percent.

February 12, 2014 6:00 pm

New water main in place in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana American Water is wrapping up a project on Broadway, but more work is slated to occur in 2014, the water company said.

December 25, 2013 6:45 pm

Water company installing new line in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A new water main being installed along Broadway north of U.S. 30 replaces a line that's about 50 years old.

November 25, 2013 3:31 pm

M'ville water main break floods residences

MERRILLVILLE | Halloween wasn't a treat for some Merrillville residents near 75th Place and Broadway.

October 31, 2013 6:03 pm

Valpo could see 33% jump in water, sewer bills

VALPARAISO | After studying the city's water needs for a year at a cost of about $175,000, Utility Director Steve Poulos told the council Monday the city should continue to use groundwater, but it's going to require a rate increase for sewer and water services.

September 23, 2013 9:30 pm

Portage council reviews proposed commercial sewer rate increases

PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday reviewed a proposed sewer rate increase for commercial properties, asking for clarifications.

May 08, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo to look at buying Lake Michigan water

VALPARAISO | The city's Utilities Board should be ready by July to make a recommendation whether the water supply should continue to come from the ground or from Lake Michigan via another supplier.

March 12, 2013 8:45 pm

Study looks at Valpo water supply options

VALPARAISO | A decision is expected by early 2013 on if the city will need to connect to Indiana American Water to bolster its supply needs and if it's time to treat city water to make it softer.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am

C.P. council to consider water rate increase

CROWN POINT | Officials will seek a 7 percent hike in the city water rate to accommodate a price increase set by supplier Indiana American Water.

August 29, 2012 7:00 pm

Regulator approves reduced Indiana American Water fare hike

The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission granted Indiana American Water Co.'s request Wednesday to raise the rates it charges customers, but not as high as the utility sought.

June 06, 2012 2:22 pm

Water company to replace Merrillville water main

MERRILLVILLE | Indiana American Water will replace a water main on the east side of Broadway, according to the company.

March 06, 2012 12:00 am

Water company continues to investigate leak

MERRILLVILLE | The cause of a water leak on Broadway near U.S. 30 still hasn't been determined.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am

Indiana American Water looks into leak near Broadway intersection in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | A "slow but steady stream of water" is leaking onto Broadway near U.S. 30, Merrillville Public Works Director Bruce Spires said.

January 04, 2012 9:30 pm

Lake Station to seek grant to upgrade water filtration plan

LAKE STATION | Mayor Keith Soderquist said he's not wasting any time in making improvements to the city's water system.

November 22, 2011 6:30 pm

Town seeking information about utility projects

MERRILLVILLE | When a utility plans to start a project in Merrillville, the town wants to know about it.

October 15, 2011 12:00 am

Consumer watchdog wants water rate hike stuffed

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor is urging state regulators to spike Indiana American Water Co.'s request for a revenue increase and instead order a cut.

October 06, 2011 11:30 am
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