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Columbus Water Management Plan Gains EPA Approval

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Water Management Plan Gains EPA Approval

One of the bigger projects to emerge from 2014’s State of the City Address was the Blueprint Columbus plan — a city-wide stormwater and wastewater management program that would overhaul outdated infrastructure. The project’s aim is to reduce sewer overflow issues through modern environmental compliances and innovative green technologies. Today, the City of Columbus announced […]

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Underground Sewer Project Completes Excavation Work

Walker Evans Walker Evans Underground Sewer Project Completes Excavation Work

The acronym-laden Olentangy Scioto Interceptor Sewer (OSIS) Augmentation Relief Sewer (OARS) tunnel project is quite a mouthful, which is appropriate seeing as it’s the largest capital project in the history of the City of Columbus. And after five years of ongoing work, the tunnel excavation is officially complete. Local leaders gathered today to celebrate the milestone at […]

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City of Columbus water, sewer rates on table

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  The Dispatch wrote Water, sewer rates on table  Monday, November 10, 2008 BY ROBERT VITALE Columbus City Council members are to hear a request this week from the Public Utilities Department to raise 2009 water and sewer charges by 7.1 percent for city and suburban customers. If approved by the council, which could happen […]

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$440 million in projects a go for city improvements

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  The Dispatch wrote $440 million in projects a go no matter what voters say  Sunday, October 19, 2008 BY ROBERT VITALE The city wants your blessing on a plan to borrow $1.66 billion over the next five years to fix streets, upgrade sewer lines and buy firetrucks and police equipment. With or without it, […]

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