Little Calumet River Basin Commission
MUNSTER | The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission recently approved funding for two of the initial three projects submitted by municipalities and government entities to improve the Little Calumet River watershed.
The collapse of the trash-to-ethanol plan earlier this year killed any political will for a consolidated garbage disposal contract in Lake County, a top waste official says.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners gave their conditional nod of approval Wednesday to Brian R. Hitchcock as the next county E-911 director.
Snow, carried by frigid westerly winds, blew across the huge light towers that illuminated an army of workers and equipment battling to stay ahead of churning, rising river water and temperatures hovering in the teens.
MUNSTER | Removal of the 2,500 damaged, diseased and dead trees between the Little Calumet River and the flood protection levee will begin around April 17.
MUNSTER | The Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission voted unanimously recently to put up a flood protection structure this spring along 3,000 feet of State Line Avenue between Hammond and Calumet City.
MUNSTER | Lake County commissioners signed an agreement Wednesday to bear half the cost of reconstructing the Columbia Avenue bridge over the Little Calumet River.
Lessons learned during the flood of 2008 are translating into advanced preparation for the arrival this weekend of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac.
HOBART| The City Council on Wednesday voiced concerns but took no action in response to a Lake County flood control bill being considered by the Indiana General Assembly.
WASHINGTON, D.C. | Nearly $31 million in new federal funding will pour into Northwest Indiana to fight flooding, promote economic development and preserve natural resources, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, announced Thursday.
Two of the main antagonists in the fight over maintenance of the 22-mile Little Calumet River flood levee have come to agreement on who should do it and how to pay for it.
MUNSTER | As the deadline for completion of the Little Calumet River levee project draws near, the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission continues to dole out dwindling funds for long-deferred maintenance in older portions of the levee system.
MUNSTER | The Porter County Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is urging the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission to replace wetlands as part of its flood control project.
HIGHLAND | The periodic but heavy downpours made a recent emergency drill of the Little Calumet River flood protection system all the more real, according to Dan Repay, executive director of the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission.
MUNSTER | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's presentation of a plan to create a Little Calumet River conservancy district before the Munster Town Council and town residents is dead in the water for a second time.
I don't understand why everything in Lake County has to become politicized.
County Surveyor George Van Til wants to form a new taxing district over nearly 160,000 north county property parcels to raise more than $3 million annually to continue shoring up the flood-prone Little Calumet River and its tributaries.
MUNSTER | The torrential downpours of the past few days have raised the water levels throughout the Little Calumet River watershed and the fears of flooding in residents who live along those waterways.
Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission executive session will meet June 8, 2011.
I was terribly disappointed to read the operations and maintenance bill for the Little Calumet River drainage basin was withdrawn from the Indiana House of Representatives and it appears it will not be voted on. Why?
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