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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Address was the Blueprint Columbus plan — a city-wide stormwater and wastewater management program that would overhaul outdated infrastructure.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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Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

Brent Warren Brent Warren Greenspot Rain Barrel Program Continues in 2013

The Greenspot Rain Barrel Program, which distributed nearly 1,000 discounted rain barrels to county residents last year, has been renewed for 2013 and will officially get going again in April. Rain barrels collect rain water by connecting directly to a downspout; diverting the water collected on a house’s roof from the stormwater system and providing […]

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