Combined sewer overflows are being identified as a potential source of sewage in the Little Calumet River. That shouldn't come as a big surprise.
INDIANAPOLIS | As the Indiana General Assembly nears the midpoint of its 2014 session, the Republican-controlled House and Senate this week approved scores of legislative proposals that now go to the opposite chamber for further review.
Tearing up a contract before its life is complete is rarely a good way to do business.
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.
Strong odors have been wafting from the Cargill plant in Hammond as the result of an issue with the facility's wastewater treatment plant.
HAMMOND | City officials and the town of Griffith are having a bureaucratic brawl that is completely in the sewer.
DYER | Cleaner stormwater was the topic of a workshop this week attended by more than 100 Northwest Indiana builders and public officials.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a public hearing Thursday on draft permits for BP Products North America Inc.'s Whiting Refinery.
HAMMOND | A federal jury acquitted a former Gary wastewater treatment plant contractor and its employees Friday of charges it cheated on water testing results, an attorney for the company said.
Lisa Wolff and her children, Casey and Cole, of Crestwood, Ill., look at the Dunes Creek at the Indiana Dunes State Park on Wednesday. Officials held a ceremony marking the completion of the Dunes Creek daylighting project at the state park.
Dan Bortner, director of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs, leads the dedication Wednesday of the Dunes Creek daylighting project at the Indiana Dunes State Park.
Dan Bortner, director of Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs cuts a ribbon Wednesday with his son Dylan after dedicating with others the Dunes Creek daylighting project.
A view of Dunes Creek on Wednesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park.
Indiana Dunes State Park officials held a ceremony Wednesday marking the completion of the Dunes Creek daylighting project.
Indiana Dunes State Park naturalist Brad Bumgardner looks at an algae wheel basin wastewater treatment plant Wednesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park. Officials celebrated the completion of the Dunes Creek Daylighting project including a wastewater treatment facility for the park.
HAMMOND | A Merrillville man was charged Tuesday with three counts of making a false statement under the Clean Water Act, federal court records state.
CRETE | The Thorn Creek Basin Sanitary District recently sent a letter to Crete saying the village is not in compliance with allowable amounts of wastewater.
Last fall, Washington, D.C. kicked off its largest public works project in more than 40 years, and we are envious. The project cuts 16 miles of underground tunnels to prevent overflow sewage and stormwater from running into the Potomac River. They understand the river is not a cesspool, but …
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is hosting a Dec. 15 public hearing on the draft proposal it approved for the BP Whiting Refinery to deviate from current rules on how much mercury can be in its wastewater discharge.
The state is accepting public comments on ArcelorMittal's wastewater permit applications at four of its facilities.
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