PIPE PROBLEMS: Sewer blame questioned by council

SOUTH WHITLEY — For two meetings, Christine Price, of South Whitley, has appeared before the South Whitley Town Council looking for answers to a sewer line mishap that left Price with no service and a costly fix. When construction was taking place on South Whitley’s new waste water treatment plant, sewer pipe was laid and homes were disconnected off the old line and reconnected to the new line. However, it seems after some investigation that Price’s sewer line never was connected to the new mains.“I apparently wasn’t hooked up,” Price said. “I don’t know why. All I know is this is a mess.”Town Manager Dave Wilkinson had worked with city utility officials on coming to a root cause for the line malfunction. To read the rest of this story, see the May 29 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.