October 28, 2009

Wednesday’s Water News: Indiana Project Will Reduce Sewer Overflows

Posted in Arizona, California, Indiana, Minnesota, Ohio, Utah at 11:21 pm by bengann

The Anderson, Indiana Board of Public Works has awarded a $8,249,000 contract to make facility improvements to the Water Pollution Control department for Phase I of its long-term control plan. The plan is in place to fulfill a federal consent decree that requires updates to the facility and a reduction in the annual number of combined sewer overflow events.

Headlines
A water main break in Sun City, Arizona flooded neighborhoods in the southern portion of the city.

Most of the student housing at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah were without water after a water main break.

Stimulus Spotlight
The town of Georgetown, Indiana will receive a $3.5 million grant through federal stimulus funds to build a wastewater treatment facility. The town does not have a sewage plant and was facing higher rates to remain on the city of New Albany’s system for another five years.

The city of Angels Camp,  California will be making $3.1 million worth of upgrades to the Wastewater Treatment Plant thanks to incoming funding from the economic stimulus.

Sewer Rate News
Riverbank, California
Rochester, Minnesota
Urbana, Ohio

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