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Construction Update for the Week of 12/10/18: N. Linden St will be Closed for Approx 2 more Weeks, & Lane Restrictions on Edgewood Dr

The following projects are expected to have traffic impacts next week: 1. Burlington Residential Sewer – Exhibit attached showing the location of sanitary force main installation with minimal traffic impacts anticipated. 2. Elgin & McGalliard Storm Sewer – Flagging operations with partial disruption to normal traffic on Elgin Street and McGalliard Road for subsurface exploration…

Construction Update for the Week of 11/26/18: Continued Work in Burlington, N Linden North of White River Blvd Closed

The following projects are expected to have traffic impacts next week: Burlington Residential Sewer – Exhibit attached showing the location of sanitary force main installation with minimal traffic impacts anticipated. Elgin & McGalliard Storm Sewer – Flagging operations with partial disruption to normal traffic on Elgin Street and McGalliard Road for subsurface exploration to locate…

New 8 Minute Video Released: Stormwater Pond Maintenance for Homeowners

This 8-minute video completed in 2016 describes the steps to maintaining a residential stormwater management pond. The primary target audience is home or property owners’ associations but residents living in a community with a stormwater pond can benefit from this information too. Topics covered include an explanation of a stormwater pond, the purpose of the pond, why some ponds fail, what to look for when inspecting the pond, expert tips on maintaining the pond, and how this on-going, needed maintenance is typically paid for.

Pretreatment Program Continues to Protect Muncie’s White River from Industrial Pollutants

The Muncie Sanitary District’s Bureau of Water Quality recently received the results of an Indiana Department of Environmental Management periodic audit of its industrial pretreatment program. Muncie’s program, headed by Director Rick Conrad, is the local water quality testing and enforcement agency responsible for ensuring industries treat their potentially toxic wastewater before it can reach the White River or its tributaries.