GARY | As regulators seek an agreement to impose new controls on water pouring out of Gary's combined sewer system, a lingering concern is: who will pay for what could be hundreds of millions of dollars on the system over the next 20 years?
MUNSTER | The public works department will be closing sections of Columbia Avenue beginning Monday for sewer main replacement.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson greets Lt. Col. Kevin Lovell, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District, right, and others Friday during a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project.
The second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project led to new pavement for a stretch of 25th Avenue looking west from near Burr to Calhoun. The Army Corp of Engineers, crews intalled a 30-inch stormwater sewer stretching 1,500 feet. The work was performed by Industrial & Enviro…
Lt. Col. Kevin Lovell, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District, speaks Friday as officials, contractors and others gather for a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project in Gary. In a partnership with the Gary Sani…
HOBART | Hobart's Board of Public Works recently accepted two easements needed for the upcoming Ash Street storm sewer construction 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.
PORTER | When public work crews in Porter hear of a clog, they put on the equipment, get into the trenches, and do the job -- even if it means being exposed to hazardous germs or being stuck by a hypodermic needle.
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.
To the people of Gary who might want or need help with your bills at the Gary sewer company, it's not going to happen. Why is it they don't have a payment plan nor will they give you one?
MERRILLVILLE | The town's two conservancy districts are scheduled to meet this week.
On Sept. 12, the Highland Town Council approved a mediated settlement requiring a $780,000 judgment bond to settle a lawsuit brought by homeowners who suffered flood damage from the Sept. 12-13, 2006, flood. With the town's liability insurer paying $1.17 million more, the total settlement is…
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Conservancy District has determined the cause of an overflow from one of its manholes.
CHESTERTON | A recent sewer main break on North Calumet Road has prompted town officials to ask drivers to avoid the area between River Avenue and Brown Court.
MERRILLVILLE | The Independence Hill Conservancy District's board of directors is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. today at the district office, 7507 Taft St.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Conservancy District's board meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the district office, 6250 Broadway.
MERRILLVILLE | Improvements to Merrillville Conservancy District's Taft Street lift station should be completed in August.
MERRILLVILLE | A public hearing about the Independence Hill Conservancy District's Taft Street sewer expansion project will start at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the district office, 7507 Taft St.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a class-action lawsuit alleging the town of Highland was responsible for flooding that damaged more than 1,000 homes in 2006 should go to trial.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Conservancy District's board of directors meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the district office, 6250 Broadway.
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