Water Main and Infrastructure Repairs Becoming Costly for Residents

May 21

Water Main and Infrastructure Repairs Becoming Costly for Residents

City residents in Traverse City, Michigan will likely be footing the bill for the next several years to upgrade the city’s aging sewer and water systems. The proposed increased rates being driven by an improvement plan that includes about $20 million in water and sewer projects over the next several years. Water rates are expected to increase $2 for the first 600...

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Modernizing Michigan’s Sewer System: A Collaborative Effort

May 13

Modernizing Michigan’s Sewer System: A Collaborative Effort

There are over 1.2 million onsite waste water treatment (septic) system in Michigan. That’s approximately 43 percent of all Michigan residents with onsite septic systems. Many of these systems were installed in the 1950’s and 1960’s or earlier. The effluent (liquid waste) would leave the tank and go to the drain field to be dispersed through a series of...

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