Officials at the City of Knox Wastewater Department are asking residents to properly dispose of disposable care products.Continue reading
Knox Wastewater Department Superintendent Kelly Clemons alerted Board of Works members about a few problems they’ve had recently due to certain items making their way into the City’s system.Continue reading
Knox Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons recently told Board of Works members about how her Department was able to save more than $725 on a recent repair.Continue reading
Repairing a broken sewer line is estimated to cost the City of Knox about $16,000.
Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons told the board of works last week that a break happened in a 10-inch line about 14 feet deep, in the area between Delaware and New York streets, east of Heaton Street.Continue reading
Knox Board of Works members received an update about the disposal of bio-solids from Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons when they met last week.Continue reading
The Knox Wastewater Department has pushed back the bid opening for upgrades to the headworks at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. It had been scheduled for last week’s board of works meeting, but Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons said it’s been postponed until September 24.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works authorized an amendment to the existing sludge removal contract for the Wastewater Treatment Plant when members met this week.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works was informed about some maintenance work needed on the south clarifier at the Wastewater Treatment Plant when members met last Wednesday.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works members amended their agenda Wednesday morning to include a bid opening for sludge removal at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.Continue reading
Knox Board of Works members were informed this week that Wastewater Treatment Plant employees are currently “land applying” for the spring.Continue reading
Knox Wastewater employees recently attended some training related to underground digging safety.
When the Board of Works members met Wednesday morning, Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons provided some details about the course that’s hosted by Indiana 811.Continue reading
A reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be coming into the City of Knox.
When the Board of Works met last Wednesday, Wastewater Department Superintendent Kelly Clemons told members that she received a report from FEMA. She informed them how much funding the department will receive to help cover costs associated with the flooding that took place back in February. Continue reading
Knox Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons informed Board of Works members about 14-feet of 10-inch sewer line that had to be replaced recently. Continue reading
Knox Board of Works members received some health insurance information from Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons when they met last Wednesday.
Superintendent Clemons said she wanted the board members to be aware that health insurance is offered through National Rural Water, just in case they’re considering a switch down the line. Continue reading
Knox Board of Works members considered bids for the 2018 sewer lining project when they met Wednesday morning. Continue reading
A public hearing about an estimated $2.7 million Wastewater Plant improvement project was approved by Knox City Council members and added to the agenda during their meeting Tuesday evening. Continue reading
A piece of equipment purchased last year by the Knox Wastewater Department has already paid for itself. Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works last week rejected the lone bid received for sewer relining. Wastewater Superintendent Kelly Clemons sent three packets but said two of the contractors did not have time to submit proposals due to holiday breaks. Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners have approved the purchase of a screen to keep commissary trash from the jail out of the city’s sewer system. Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners will consider amendments to the confined animal feeding ordinance fee schedule when they meet this evening. The Starke County Plan Commission recently approved a flat $500 flat permit, along with a $75 filing fee to offset the cost of processing the application. They also doubled the re-inspection fee to $100 for all permits. It will be charged when the county is called out to conduct an inspection, but the work is deemed to be incomplete. Continue reading