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Septic Systems

Porter County cracking down on improper septic systems

VALPARAISO | Porter County is cracking down on what appears to be a growing trend of improperly and illegally installed septic systems.

September 08, 2012 5:30 pm

Residents happy with changes to Burlington Beach plans

VALPARAISO | A change in plans for Burlington Beach Road was welcome news for 11 residents at Tuesday's Redevelopment Commission meeting.

July 10, 2012 7:53 pm
KATHY LUTHER: We humans are polluting our water

KATHY LUTHER: We humans are polluting our water

We in Northwest Indiana have polluted water. I'm not just talking about any kind of pollution; I'm talking about Escherichia coli. Yes, E. coli, otherwise known as bacteria, pathogens, indicators and other names I can't mention in a family paper.

August 05, 2011 12:00 am

NIRPC considering regional sewer district options

Local leaders on Thursday agreed to create a task force to examine options for creating a regional sewer district for Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties to regulate private septic systems.

June 02, 2011 12:07 pm

Septic systems' role in stream contamination questioned

A lack of regulations for septic systems could be partly to blame for E. coli contamination in local waters, and officials are discussing how to solve the problem.

April 10, 2011 9:45 pm
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