What Not To Flush…

Sewer overflows and backups can cause health hazards, damage home interiors, and threaten the environment. Help prevent sewer overflows and backups: consider the following before flushing or rinsing anything down your home drains!

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Town of Warren Realized Savings of Over $2,500 Per Month!

Warren Blower Replacement Project The Town of Warren operates a Class II, 0.6 MGD extended aeration treatment facility that had been upgraded in 2002.  The Town has two (2) aeration tanks. However, during dry weather they typically operate with only one aeration tank. Having two (2) large digesters and (2) small digesters, they rarely utilize their […]

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Phosphorus Testing Notice for Wastewater Professionals

Over the last several months, Commonwealth Engineers has been in touch with several Wastewater Professionals regarding their Total Phosphorus analytical results and an observed variation of those results.  Specifically, facilities using the Hach DR3900 Spectrophotometer analyzer (http://www.hach.com/dr3900-benchtop-vis-spectrophotometer-with-rfid-technology/product?id=7640439026) have observed high phosphorus concentration results on both influent sewage and treated effluent. Through our discussions, it has been identified that […]

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Proud to Support Community and the Arts

ART IN POINT – CROWN POINT, INDIANA Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. is proud to be a part of community-building and bringing the arts to our client communities. This year, Commonwealth is among the sponsors for the City of Crown Point’s Art in Point monumental exhibit. The 2017 monumental is called “The Tooth” sculpted by renowned artist […]

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Wastewater Superintendent Tony Wood Honored as “Specialist of the Year”

Pictured Above Left to Right: Connie Stevens (Alliance Executive Director), Tony Wood (Town of Osgood), Tim Frederick (Alliance Board Member)  Press Release – Alliance of Indiana Rural Water Osgood Superintendent and Friendship System Operator Honored with Award For Immediate Release Contact Person: Laura Vidal    Phone: 317-789-4200 Tony Wood, Wastewater Superintendent with the Town of […]

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Congratulations Terry Hafstrom – 50 Years of Service!

Pictured Above Left to Right: Connie Stevens (Alliance Executive Director), Terry Hafstrom (Town of Kentland / Alliance Board Member), Tim Frederick (Alliance Board Member) Terry Hafstrom, Utilities Superintendent of the Town of Kentland, was recently recognized at the Alliance of Indiana Rural Water’s Spring Conference for 50 Years of Service to the Town of Kentland! […]

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Master Planning and Emergency Response Plans

Recently many have heard or read the national news about a crack in the Lake Oroville Dam (California) which threatened to flood many towns downstream and evacuate thousands of people from their homes. Officials had to quickly put in place an emergency response plan to get residents to higher ground and figure out how to […]

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Women in Engineering Breakfast

The Walker Career Center in Indianapolis recently hosted a Women in Engineering Breakfast where women engineers spent time with 8th grade young ladies to help them grow in their interest in a non-traditional field. Tracy Boehmer, P.E. and Sarah Prizio, E.I. were among the engineers in attendance. The Walker Career Center serves students from Warren […]

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