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Posted on: December 14, 2018

Clogged Pipe Causes Sanitary Sewer Overflow

A clogged sanitary sewer manhole in an off-road area near the end of Southern Avenue caused untreated wastewater to enter the Catfish Creek.

The City of Dubuque Public Works Department discovered the overflowing sanitary sewer manhole this afternoon (Friday, Dec. 14) at 1:30 p.m.  Crews worked to remove the blockage from the manhole and flow was directed back into the pipe by 3:00 p.m...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Open House on Dec. 18 for Roosevelt Street Water Tower Project

The City of Dubuque Water Department will host an open house meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, to share information and answer questions on the upcoming Roosevelt Street water tower project.

The public is invited to attend the meeting which will be held at the Municipal Services Center at 925 Kerper Court (behind Andersen Windows & Doors on Kerper Blvd.).

The City of Dubuque is proposing the construction of a 1.25 million-gallon, elevated ...

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Map of Pressure Zone and Proposed Tower Location Dubuque News
Posted on: December 12, 2018

City Adds New Parking in Millwork District

The City of Dubuque recently completed construction of a new, 81-space, public parking lot and opened an existing 82-space lot to public parking in the city’s Historic Millwork District.

Both lots will temporarily offer free parking while the City reviews paid parking options. 

The new parking lot, located at 11th Street and Elm Street, opened on Friday, Dec. 7, and features permeable pavers to reduce stormwater run-off.  ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

'Holiday Tags' Available for Solid Waste Collection Customers

The City of Dubuque is continuing its annual distribution of a complimentary “holiday tag” for extra garbage to its solid waste collection customers. The tags will be available until Jan. 3, 2019.

Customers requesting a holiday tag will need to present the original top portion of their November 2018 utility bills, which have holiday tag information printed on them. Renters in housing units where the owner pays the City utility bill will need to req...

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