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Calumet Region Environmental Infrastructure


Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 1992, Section 219, as amended by WRDA 1996, Section 504 and WRDA 1999, Section 502, and FY04 Appropriation Bill, Section 145. WRDA 2007, Section 5075 authorizes credits for the planning and design work carried out by the non-Federal for the project before the date of the partnership agreement (PCA) and increases the total cost from $30,000,000 to $100,000,000.


This project provides technical planning, design and construction to non-federal interests who have environmental infrastructure needs in Benton, Jasper, Lake, Newton and Porter Counties, IN. These needs include development of wastewater treatment and related facilities and water supply, treatment and distribution facilities.


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Available funds are being used to Completed construction and closed out activities on: Gary Sanitary District Lake Street Sewer Improvement contracts, Gary Sanitary District Ambridge Pipelining, East Chicago Indianapolis Blvd Water main Replacement Phase I, Whiting Water main extension and Gary Sanitary District Ambridge Pipelining.

In addition, funds will be used to initiated construction for: Gary Sanitary District Horace Mann Pipelining Project, East Chicago Indianapolis Blvd Water main Phase II project Hobart 6th Street Sewer Improvement Project, Crown Point 101st Street Sewer Improvement.

Funds will also be used to initiate the following projects: Gary Sanitary District 13th Street Sewer Improvement, Gary Sanitary District Headworks Upgrade, Lake Station Bailey Street Pump Station Upgrade, Porter County Sewer Improvement, and Crown Point Main Street Sewer Improvement Projects.

Project Manager

Imad Samara

Project Area

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Projects and Partners

Porter County

Cedar Lake Utopia Subdivision

Chesterton Porter Ave Sewer Relining Project

Calumet Township Environmental Assessment

City of Portage

Interceptor Rehabilitation Program

Crown Point, IN

City of East Chicago

Gary Sanitary District

Griffith, IN

Hammond Sanitary District

Hobart, IN

Lake Station Waste Water Collection System

Lake County, IN


Whiting, Indiana