MSD-CSO Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Luick North - Before & After
Luick South - Before & After
Ribble Middle - Before & After
Ribble South - Before & After
New Bus Stop - Before & After
New Loop Road - Before & After

Muncie CSO-001 Sewer Separation Project

Muncie, IN (August 11, 2016) — The Muncie Sanitary District hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)-001 Sewer Separation project that provided many enhancements to the Historic Highland Park Neighborhood. The United Consulting, Rundell Ernstberger Associates, and Bowen Engineering team provided expertise and talent to create a functional and aesthetic project which included sustainable features such as a trailhead with parking; Cardinal Greenway connection; river access; and a stormwater wetland.

Overall Project Components:

  • 3,080 linear feet of 12-inch to 18-inch storm sewer
  • 12 storm manholes and 14 inlets and interconnecting piping to separate stormwater flow from sanitary flow and eliminate a combined sewer overflow (CSO-001)
  • 285 linear feet of eight-inch sanitary sewer
  • New stormwater wetland for detention/treatment of stormwater prior to discharging to the White River
  • New connector road (Seymour Street) to create loop between Ribble Avenue and Luick Avenue
  • New curb, sidewalk, and driveway aprons
  • New bus stop at Ribble Avenue and Burlington Avenue with historical sign
  • Milling and resurfacing of Ribble and Luick Avenues
  • Trailhead and non-motorized trail connection to the Cardinal Greenway
  • White River access trail

Sustainable Features

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Eagle Creek CSO Reduction – Ribbon Cutting

Indianapolis, IN (June 24, 2016) — Citizens Energy Group (CEG) hosted a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the Eagle Creek Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Reduction project which was included as part of an agreement between CEG, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM). The agreement, referred to as the CSO Consent Decree, includes the execution of a Long Term Control Plan (LTCP) which is expected to minimize the overflow of raw sewage from combined sewers into local waterways.

CEG DOWNLOAD BUTTONUnited Consulting served as the design engineer for the Eagle Creek CSO Reduction Project.   United was responsible for the design of consolidation sewers, diversion structures, drop shaft connections to the deep tunnel, screen and gate structures, and system controls.  Ross Claypool Park improvements were also incorporated into the project, including a new basketball court, parking lot, and walking trail.

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The following story originally aired on WTHR Channel 13 news. It provides an overview of the Citizens Energy Group LTCP which is being executed to overcome the problem of excessive raw sewage flowing into local waterways.