Jeffersonville

Local News
12:04 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Jeffersonville Approves Fixed-Rate Summer Sewage Bills

Jeffersonville residents can now receive a fixed rate for wastewater, or sewage, bills until the end of summer.

The city’s three-member sewer board adopted the policy Thursday to alleviate the high costs from extra water usage during hot days. Customers that sign up for the new wastewater billing program will pay $61.04 a month.

“If people don’t come down and sign up for this they won’t get it. So people have to come down and sign this piece of paper in order to get the relief," said Mayor Mike Moore.

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Environment
4:05 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Frequent Combined Sewer Overflows Continue in Jeffersonville

In the past three months, Jeffersonville has had eight combined sewer overflows, or CSOs. This is when water levels rise and the city’s sewer system releases untreated sewage and wastewater into the Ohio River so it doesn’t back up into people’s homes. The releases pollute the river and spread E. coli bacteria.

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