City Utilities to talk sewer improvement

St. Mary's River
FILE: A view of the St. Mary's River near downtown Fort Wayne.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE)  The city of Fort Wayne will hold public meetings throughout June and July to discuss mandated sewer improvement progress.

The Federal Government is requiring Fort Wayne to reduce the number of combine sewers that flow into the rivers and sewage back-ups in homes.

The city plans to introduce an ordinance to city council next month for a series of rate increases to support the next part of improvements. City Utilities will be talking about the next five years and how funding works.

Three public meetings will start next week, the following two are in July.

  • June 30 at Citizen’s Square at 6:30 p.m.
  • July 2 at McMillen Park Community Center at 6:30 p.m.
  • July 14 Northrop High School 14 at 6:30 p.m. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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