April 1, 2011

Friday’s Water News: DOJ Seeks Delay in Akron’s Sewer Overflow Trial

Posted in Arizona, Hawaii, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, South Dakota, West Virginia at 11:36 am by bengann

Top Story
The Justice Department is seeking a delay in Akron, Ohio’s trial in U.S. District Court on the city’s overflowing sewers. In a related development, Akron on Monday appealed Adams’ March 17 decision to reject a proposed consent decree that had been worked out by the city.

Other Headlines
A nearly $1 million storm sewer project is set to begin construction in Waveland, Indiana that will put new sewers throughout nearly the entire town. The project will cost $995,000 and is being financed by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs.

Two water main breaks under the Kamehameha Highway in Honolulu forced a portion of the roadway to close yesterday.

The city of Topeka, Kansas has been ordered to fix a  sewer pipe and pay a woman thousands of dollars for damages caused by a backup into her home.

Classes were cancelled yesterday at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota due to a water main break.

Water and Sewer Rate News
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Grand Blanc Township, Michigan
Nogales, Arizona

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