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Sanitary Sewer

Sanitary sewer project planned in Hobart

HOBART | The first phase of a long-term sanitary sewer project in Hobart could begin next year.

April 12, 2014 7:00 pm

Utility Service Board approves labor agreement

PORTAGE | The Utility Service Board on Wednesday approved the labor contract with Operating Engineers Local 150.

January 15, 2014 2:46 pm

Hobart Sanitary Board eyes sewer work

HOBART | Plans are going forward toward adding a sewer line and regional lift station to the final phase of the 61st Avenue improvement project, City Engineer Phil Gralik said.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

Hobart boards discuss joining sewers to road work

HOBART | City officials have been asked to consider adding a $3 million sewer line and regional lift station to the final phase of the 61st Avenue road improvement project.

October 24, 2013 7:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Don't flush money, caution down toilet

You'd think we wouldn't have to remind people to flush human wastes and throw other trash into the appropriate receptacle, but there is too much evidence that people in Porter, and surely elsewhere, are clogging the sewers.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am

Residents worry about flooding from development

VALPARAISO | Sewer plans for the Preserve at Grande Oaks did not convince David and Jennifer Lawson the Valparaiso development would not make their flooding problems worse.

August 28, 2013 2:35 pm

Utility board to review mobile home park billing method

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board is looking at changing the way it charges mobile home parks for sanitary sewer services.

August 17, 2013 12:00 am

Portage utility panel considering $5 million in 'urgent' projects

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board on Wednesday approved commissioning a financial capacity study to determine if the department can afford more that $5 million in projects.

August 14, 2013 5:53 pm
Hobart residents hope sewer work ends flooding

Hobart residents hope sewer work ends flooding

HOBART | Deb Carroll's neighborhood in the 200 block of South Virginia Street has had flooding problems ever since she can remember.

July 31, 2013 8:45 pm Photos


Empty lots at issue in Camelot clash

PORTAGE | A representative of Camelot Manor and Camelot Estates mobile home parks complained to the city this week about abrupt changes in sanitary and stormwater billing charges.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am

Rand Street in Hobart will be closed Monday for sewer work

HOBART | Rand Street will be closed between Indiana and Kelly streets from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday while sanitary sewer repairs are being made.

July 12, 2013 12:00 am

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

Four-way stop at Center, 5th streets may reduce mishaps

HOBART | The Board of Works on Wednesday approved a four-way stop sign request from Police Chief Rick Zormier.

April 19, 2013 12:05 am

Main Street south of City Hall closed to traffic starting today

HOBART | A portion of Main Street south of City Hall will be closed to traffic starting today, city officials said.

April 01, 2013 12:05 am

Utility Board sends sewer rate recommendations to City Council

PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week sent a recommendation to the City Council to raise sewer rates for commercial users.

March 15, 2013 7:45 pm

Utility Board reviews Portage commercial sewer rates

PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board took under advisement Wednesday a proposal that would hike commercial sewer rates.

February 13, 2013 7:34 pm
Valpo stormwater investment paying big dividends

Valpo stormwater investment paying big dividends

VALPARAISO | It was a first in the 18 years Steve Poulos has worked for the city's wastewater treatment plant, and it might have been a first in the almost 60-year history of the facility.

January 12, 2013 12:00 am
Hobart marks start of Ash Street drainage project

Hobart marks start of Ash Street drainage project

HOBART | Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to mark the start of the Ash Street drainage improvement project.

September 18, 2012 6:45 pm Photos


Groundbreaking today marks start of Hobart drainage work

HOBART | Officials will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. today to mark the start of construction of the Ash Street drainage improvement project.

September 18, 2012 12:00 am

Evans Ave. sewer, water work nearing completion

VALPARAISO | Evans Avenue between North Calumet Avenue and Washington Street should be back open to traffic by Friday.

July 26, 2012 12:00 am
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