The south suburbs will become a little greener this year thanks to an effort by the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association and its partners to plan, promote, and construct green infrastructure throughout the region.
KOUTS | The town will open bids Thursday on a major storm sewer construction project estimated to cost $475,000.
PORTAGE | The city's designated stormwater coordinator resigned her duties Wednesday following a months-long squabble over some $3,000 in back pay.
You might have noticed that we’ve had a little rain in the region lately. If you are like me, right about now you have that childhood rhyme “Rain, Rain, Go Away! Come again some other day!” running through your head. At my house we have once again dubbed our backyard Lake Luther because of l…
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville property owners required to have flood insurance could see their premiums drop by 15 percent this fall.
MERRILLVILLE | The town will have a second informational meeting about upcoming Southmoor Park subdivision drainage improvements.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso has a shady reputation, but in a good way, and it recently received recognition from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for its use of trees in helping to control stormwater.
VALPARAISO | Now that the weather finally has warmed enough that we can expect less snow and more rain, Valparaiso announced it is again offering rain barrels for residents.
MERRILLVILLE | The town's Stormwater Utility has collaborated with Upcycle Products to offer rain barrels to residents.
Lake County contractors, builders and developers are invited to workshop on how to comply with the Clean Water Act and local stormwater ordinances.
CROWN POINT | Lake Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. said Wednesday he will not relax the county's stormwater drainage regulations for the proposed Illiana Expressway.
VALPARAISO | Assuming Public Works Director Matt Evans is right and it won't continue to snow forever, the problem becomes one of dealing with the damage to the streets.
VALPARAISO | As bids for the second phase of the Chautauqua Park flood control project were opened at Tuesday's utilities board meeting, the numbers started out good and got better.
VALPARAISO | The next major stormwater control plan the city wants to develop is for the downtown, almost all of which is served by sewers that collect both storm and sanitary water.
MERRILLVILLE | The town’s Public Works Department continues to clear snow to uncover storm drains at intersections and roadways throughout Merrillville to prevent potential flooding.
VALPARAISO | The first phase of the Chautauqua Park stormwater control project is complete and succeeding, and the city's Utilities Board hopes to begin the second phase this spring.
VALPARAISO | Letters will be sent to 552 property owners in the next few weeks informing them their monthly stormwater fee is going up. Or down.
The Northwest Indiana Stormwater Advisory Group has created goals it hopes to accomplish in 2014.
VALPARAISO | The city plans to spend about $4.4 million for stormwater work in 2014 headed by the second phase of the Chautauqua Park project estimated to cost $1.5 million.
VALPARAISO | The former Natural Ovens Bakery dome isn't the only building the city hopes to obtain and demolish in the near future.
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