ON THE JOB: Intern proves valuable for sewer plant
COLUMBIA CITY— A summer college intern proved to be a valuable resource for Columbia City’s Water Pollution Control Plant.Water Pollution Control Superintendent Mike Cook said Wil Mannes, who is a student at Indiana University in Bloomington, did several jobs around the plant this summer.“He got a little bit of everything,” Cook said. “He did work in pre-treatment, worked in the laboratory and learned how to analyze samples.”Work was also done by the intern at lift stations and did maintenance around the plant.Mannes also helped with a manhole problem. Heavy rains Aug. 2 wore away at dirt around a manhole near the plant, creating a safety issue.To read the rest of this story, see the Aug. 28 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.