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.
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.
HOBART | Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday to mark the start of the Ash Street drainage improvement project.
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.
VALPARAISO | Evans Avenue between North Calumet Avenue and Washington Street should be back open to traffic by Friday.
Valparaiso is working to end the release of untreated sewage into Salt Creek, most recently through the opening of a new combined sewer overflow disinfection facility. It's a welcome development.
VALPARAISO | Bring on the rain!
MERRILLVILLE | The Independence Hill Conservancy District is focused on keeping stormwater out of its sanitary sewer lines in the last phase of a project, a district official said.
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