JUST IN: Rain causing a nasty problem in Norwalk

NORWALK An umbrella is not going to solve the problem rain poses in Norwalk. Instead,
Sandusky Register Staff
May 24, 2010

 

NORWALK

An umbrella is not going to solve the problem rain poses in Norwalk.

Instead, it is going to take millions of dollars and likely at least a dozen more years to separate rainwater from the sanitary sewage line to curb the overflow, said Norwalk Water and Wastewater Superintendent Rick Brown.

Trouble arises every time there's a downpour. What happens then is the city's wastewater treatment plant can't handle the volume and a liquid mix of stormwater and untreated waste is sent into the creeks. The creeks eventually bleed into the Huron River and ultimately dump into Lake Erie.

Read the complete story in Wednesday's Register.