Culver May Revisit Flouride Issue

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It was thought the issue was settled last year. Not so fast, says a reshuffled Culver Town Council.

Flouridating the Town of Culver’s drinking water supply was considered late last year as part of engineering plans for a new water treatment facility currently under construction. Talks were quite contentious with dentists and medical professionals voicing their support for adding fluoride.
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Charbonneau’s Water Inventory Bill Heads to the Governor

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State Senator Ed Charbonneau

State Senator Ed Charbonneau’s bill to inventory Indiana’s water supplies will head to the governor for final consideration.

The Valparaiso Republican authored the bill – which requires the Indiana Finance Authority to prepare a report on water loss and non-revenue water. According to Charbonneau’s offices, 25-percent of Indiana’s drinking water is lost due to leaky systems.

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Culver Council Approves Bond Ordinance for Water Treatment Facility

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The Culver Town Council has taken another step toward upgrading its water treatment facility.

During a special meeting on Tuesday night, an ordinance that allows a bond issuance to take place was considered. Culver is in the process of undertaking a $1.6-million upgrade to its water treatment facility. Fees and other expenses put the project in the $2.2-million range.
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Culver Turns to Water Project Funding

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Bids have been awarded, but now the Town of Culver is focusing on just how to fund upgrades to their water treatment facility.

The Culver Town Council has set a special meeting for June 2nd to adopt an ordinance allowing bonds to be issued to fund the $1.7-million. A separate ordinance specifying new rates for water consumption will also be introduced at the June 2nd meeting. The water rate ordinance will likely be adopted in mid-June.
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