Benton Township

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A river crossing that has been used for several years by Benton Township to remove wastewater has become too burdened and is forcing the township to build a similar structure of its own.

The river crossing/siphon used by the township is owned and maintained by the Joint Wastewater Plant and is approaching its hydraulic capacity. The overuse of the river crossing has contributed to flooding at businesses along Main Street in Benton Harbor over the past year.

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