January 25, 2011

Tuesday’s Water News: Urbandale, Iowa Will Enlarge Its Sewer System

Posted in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia at 1:04 pm by bengann

Top Story
Urbandale, Iowa plans to enlarge its storm sewer system in phases beginning in 2014. The construction is expected to be completed in 2015 and will cost $3 million.

Other Headlines
Some residents in Benton, Illinois are upset over the city’s plan to borrow $750,000 to replace the main line running into its water treatment plant. The city will issue $750,000 dollars in bonds and is also getting a $300,000 federal grant for the sewer project. Benton is also waiting on a $740,000 capital grant from the state which would be used to pay off the bond.

After more than 12 years of planning, Terre Haute, Indiana may soon have a resolution to its wastewater problem. The plan would take 20 years and cost the city $140 million.

About 250 homes in Bloomfield, Connecticut were without water yesterday after a break in a 12-inch water main.

Part of a road in Toledo, Ohio caved in this morning due to a water main break and the road is expected to remain closed through tomorrow as repairs are made.

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