Groundwater bubbling is concern for apartment complex in C.Bluffs
July 14th, 2011 by Ric Hanson
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Residents of a Council Bluffs apartment are moving because of concerns about a sewer line.
City leaders have told residents of the Riverbend Apartments to leave because of a growing sand boil compromising the line.
A malfunctioning private pumping station and sewage line due groundwater bubbling is causing the concern. Fixing the problem isn’t an option, because the work could threaten a nearby levee along the flooding Missouri River.
About 70 families are affected. Some are moving to a nearby apartment complex or