CHESTERTON | Members of the Chesterton Town Council met in special session Thursday to approve extending sanitary sewer services within four miles outside of its corporate boundaries in all directions, pursuant to Indiana code.
Combined sewer overflows are being identified as a potential source of sewage in the Little Calumet River. That shouldn't come as a big surprise.
CROWN POINT | The project to replace the Hermit Lake sewage treatment plant with a regional pumping station and construction of a force main connection to the Crown Point sanitary sewer system is on track to begin by late fall.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Conservancy District is willing to expand sanitary sewer service in the Southmoor Park subdivision.
HOBART | The first phase of a long-term sanitary sewer project in Hobart could begin next year.
PORTAGE | The Utility Service Board on Wednesday approved the labor contract with Operating Engineers Local 150.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board is looking at changing the way it charges mobile home parks for sanitary sewer services.
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.
HOBART | Deb Carroll's neighborhood in the 200 block of South Virginia Street has had flooding problems ever since she can remember.
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.
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.
PORTAGE | The Portage City Council on Tuesday reviewed a proposed sewer rate increase for commercial properties, asking for clarifications.
HOBART | The Board of Works on Wednesday approved a four-way stop sign request from Police Chief Rick Zormier.
HOBART | A portion of Main Street south of City Hall will be closed to traffic starting today, city officials said.
PORTAGE | The Utility Services Board this week sent a recommendation to the City Council to raise sewer rates for commercial users.
PORTAGE | The Portage Utility Services Board took under advisement Wednesday a proposal that would hike commercial sewer rates.
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