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Hobart begins major sewer project

Hobart begins major sewer project

Hobart Mayor Brian Snedecor talks to the crowd gatherd at the corner of 61st and Wisconsin on Tuesday for a ground-breaking ceremony for the city's new sewer project.

October 07, 2014 1:25 pm

Sewer users may face heavy burden under consent decree

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?

August 09, 2014 10:00 pm

Sections of Columbia Avenue to be closed beginning Monday

MUNSTER | The public works department will be closing sections of Columbia Avenue beginning Monday for sewer main replacement.

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

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.

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

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…

May 16, 2014 2:24 pm
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

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…

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm

Hobart accepts easements for Ash Street sewer project

HOBART | Hobart's Board of Public Works recently accepted two easements needed for the upcoming Ash Street storm sewer construction project.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

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

Sewer debris poses hazard to crews

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.

October 20, 2013 2:00 pm

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

Gary should have the same help as any other city

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?

November 27, 2011 12:00 am

M'ville sewer districts scheduled to meet next week

MERRILLVILLE | The town's two conservancy districts are scheduled to meet this week.

October 15, 2011 7:00 pm

Lack of sewer plan leaves Highland officials vulnerable

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…

September 24, 2011 12:00 am

Merrillville Conservancy District releases report about May overflow

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Conservancy District has determined the cause of an overflow from one of its manholes.

June 08, 2011 5:00 pm
Sewer repair prompts traffic delays in Chesterton

Sewer repair prompts traffic delays in Chesterton

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.

April 19, 2011 9:43 am Related

Independence Hill board to discuss sewer project tonight

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.

April 05, 2011 12:00 am

M'ville Conservancy District to discuss engineering rates

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Conservancy District's board meets at 5:30 p.m. today at the district office, 6250 Broadway.

March 28, 2011 12:00 am

MCD officials pleased with improvements

MERRILLVILLE | Improvements to Merrillville Conservancy District's Taft Street lift station should be completed in August.

March 24, 2011 7:15 pm

Sewer district slates hearing on project Tueday in M'ville

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.

March 13, 2011 12:00 am

Trial ordered in Highland flooding claims

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.

March 08, 2011 7:00 pm
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