Infrastructure & Services Section :: Page 7

  • Council eyes wind power

    At their April 16 meeting, Village Council members heard a presentation from Eric Lloyd of AMP, the municipal electric cooperative, regarding the Blue Creek Wind Energy Project, a new wind farm in northwest Ohio.

  • Court favors Struewings

    Last week a Greene County Common Pleas Court magistrate ruled in favor of Ken and Betheen Struewing in their case against the Village over property rights.

  • Wastewater upgrades showcased

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    More than 100 area wastewater and water treatment plant operators from Southwest Ohio visited the Village water facilities on Thursday.

  • Conley’s hard work his passion

    After 19 years with the Village, Dave Conley retired in December as the superintendent of streets and wastewater collection. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    By the time he came to work as a Village crewman 19 years ago, Dave Conley was already a veteran of infrastructure maintenance.

  • Solar farm is still on track

    As long as the sun continues to shine on Yellow Springs, the Village could begin receiving power from a local solar photovoltaic project in 2012.

  • Upgrade makes sewage plant shiny and new

    From left, Village treatment plant operator Brad Ault, intern Richard Stockton and water and wastewater superintendent Joe Bates reviewed the major upgrade to the Village Water Reclamation plant that was completed last month. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    After nearly two years of work and about $3 million in upgrades, the Village’s refurbished wastewater treatment plant now has not only higher water quality but also a new name.

  • Village Reclamation Plant gets a shine

    Water reclamation plant team stand over the clarifier at the plant on Grinnell Road.

    Villagers are invited to take a tour of the newly upgraded Water Reclamation Plant (formerly wastewater treatment plant) this Thursday, Dec. 29, 11–3 p.m.

  • What’s the best water option for the Village?

    Village Council wants to hear from community members regarding whether the Village should upgrade its current water plant or purchase water from Springfield.

  • Managing the Village water

    The blackened, crumbly bolts that hold together the 16-inch distribution main in the pump room of the Village water treatment plant tell the whole story. The Village water plant is old and challenged.

  • Solid waste rate hike approved

    At their Nov. 21 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved the final reading for a rate hike for Village solid waste disposal.

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