City Utilities to talk sewer improvement

St. Mary's River
Fort Wayne is required to reduce the number of sewers flows into the rivers.

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.
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