The Whitley County Regional Sewer District (Whitley RSD) provides municipalities and other agencies in Whitley County effective and affordable methods for improving public health and environmental stewardship for individual homeowners. These methods can also contribute to opportunities for community growth and economic development.

The Whitley County Commissioners partnered with BCS Management, Inc. and The Secant Group, LLC in January 2017 to organize the development, deployment, and community outreach of this new municipality. BCS Management, Inc., currently manages the new projects development process and provides operations support for other Indiana Municipalities.


Blue River Estates

Blue River Estates Grinder Pump Map

Project Overview

Project Status:

Reviewing community survey results

Project Summary:

The Blue River Estates neighborhood is located in unincorporated Whitley County (Columbia Township and Thorncreek Township) approximately one quarter mile northeast of the corporate limits of Columbia City along State Road 9. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the municipal utility of Columbia CIty who has expressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

56

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD



Project Documents

Dunfee

Project Overview

Project Status:

Reviewing community survey results

Project Summary:

The Dunfee neighborhood is located in unincorporated Whitley County (Jefferson Township and Union Township) approximately one half mile north of State Road 14 along County Line Road. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the private utility of Aqua Indiana, who has expressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

24

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters

Did not attend PIR Meeting February 8, 2018

Meeting to discuss PIR January 18, 2018

Info Meeting June 12, 2017

*Did not attend letters were only sent to those who did NOT attend the meetings.


Project Documents

South Churubusco

Project Overview

Project Status:

Reviewing community survey results

Project Summary:

The neighborhoods south of the town limits of Churubusco are located in the unincorporated Whitley County (Smith Township) adjacent to the corporate limits of Churubusco along United States Route 33 (Route 33). The streets of Circle Drive, Carlin Courts, Orchard Lanes, County Road 375 (east and west of Route 33) and Commerce Drive are included. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the municipal utility of Churubusco, who has expressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

133

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD



West Churubusco

Project Overview

Project Status:

Reviewing community survey results

Project Summary:

The neighborhoods west of the town limits of Churubusco are located in unincorporated Whitley County (Smith Township) adjacent to the corporate limits of Churubusco along State Route 205. The streets of East Anderson, Indiana Avenue, Clearview Drive, Summit Drive and Country Hills Drive are included. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the municipal utility of Churubusco, who have expressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

47

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD



South Coesse

Project Overview

Project Status:

Reviewing community survey results

Project Summary:

The Coesse neighborhood is located in unincorporated Whitley County (Union Township) approximately three miles east of the corporate limits of Columbia City along United State Route 30. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the municipal utility of Columbia City. Existing Columbia City infrastructure is located at the Coesse intersection of South 500 East and East McJunkin Street. Columbia City has expressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

43

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters


Stable Acres

Project Overview

Project Status:

Reviewing community survey results

Project Summary:

The Stable Acres neighborhood is in unincorporated Whitley County (Jefferson Township) along the south side of State Road 14 (SR 14) approximately five miles southeast of Columbia City and ten miles east of South Whitley. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the private utility of Aqua Indiana, who has exiting sewage collection infrastructure at the Micropulse facility located approximately two miles east of the intersection of SR 14 and County Road 400 East coupled with a force main connection to the existing sewer facilities in form of the Micropulse facility (owned by Aqua Indiana). Aqua Indiana has expressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

80

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters


South Whitley

South Whitley Project Map

Project Overview

Project Status:

Area petitions are currently being tallied to gage community interest

Project Summary:

The area is currently under investigation as a potential future service area

Number of Connections:

26

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters

Did Not Attend Info Meeting June 15, 2018

Info Meeting May 29, 2018

*Did not attend letters were only sent to those who did NOT attend the meetings.


Project Documents

Collamer

Project Overview

Project Status:

Area petitions are currently being tallied to gage community interest

Project Summary:

The area is currently under investigation as a potential future service area

Number of Connections:

27

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters

Did Not Attend Letter June 14, 2018

Introduction Letter May 29, 2018

*Did not attend letters were only sent to those who did NOT attend the meetings.


Project Documents

East County Line Road South

Project Overview

Project Status:

This area is under investigation as a potential project area

Project Summary:

The East County Line Road South neighborhood is located in unincorporated Whitley County (Jefferson Township) along the east said of Whitley County immediately south of State Road 14 (SR 14) approximately ten miles southeast of Columbia City and eleven miles south of Churubusco. The nearest sewage treatment provider is the private utility of Aqua Indiana. Aqua Indiana has existing sewage collection infrastructure on the east side of East County Line Road South along Harrison Fields Boulevard adjacent to the neighborhood and has pressed a willingness to provide treatment services for this project.

Number of Connections:

9

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters

Did Not Attend Info Meeting My 24, 2018

Info Meeting April 4, 2018

*Did not attend letters were only sent to those who did NOT attend the meetings.

Laud

Project Overview

Project Status:

Project on Hold

Project Summary:

The Whitley County RSD board concluded that the construction cost to complete this project is higher than typical projects of this type cost and is therefore not considered to be feasible from a cost perspective at this time.

Number of Connections:

77

Design Firm:

TBD

Construction Contractor:

TBD

Estimated Total Project Cost

(includes construction and contingency cost):

TBD


Community Letters

Project Hold for Laud May 23, 2018

Did not Attend Info Meeting November 16, 2017

Info Meeting November 2, 2017

*Did not attend letters were only sent to those who did NOT attend the meetings.