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Indiana Township's ghetto

| Monday, July 25, 2016, 9:00 p.m.

Regarding the fire hydrants in Indiana Township, specifically in my neighborhood of Indianola: We pay a monthly fee for hydrants on our water bill for what?

I look at the hydrant across the street every day, but I can't see it because it's obscured by the vines and grass surrounding it. Every day, water authority trucks, township trucks and police cars pass this hydrant. But they can't see it, so no one cares that it's covered.

If I lived in a more upscale community, the hydrant would be visible. These areas are exempt from the fee, yet their hydrants can be clearly seen. I understand why: Indianola and Rural Ridge are the ghetto of Indiana Township and the Fox Chapel Area School District.

Bruce Wallace

Indiana Township

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