Tunnel will keep overflow sewage out

August 2010
Underground Construction;Aug2010, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p5
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the 19 million dollars underground sewer tunnel project which eliminates the 30 percent of Indiana's annual volume of sewage overflows into the Wabash River.


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