Proposed Wastewater Rate Increase
The City of Fishers has experienced tremendous growth leading to new commercial and residential connections to the city's wastewater system. Yet, despite rapid growth, the system's capacity has not been increased. While improvements have been made over the last several years, they have largely focused on maintenance, rather than increasing capacity due to limits in the wastewater utility fund. As demand continues to increase, capacity must also be increased to avoid costly system failures.
The Fishers Department of Public Works Wastewater Utility has identified the following capital improvement projects to increase the capacity to conveyor wastewater to the Cheeney Creek wastewater treatment plant, meet new regulatory requirements and improve operational efficiency: