Riverfront Study Takes Closer Look on How to Use Fort Wayne’s 3 Rivers

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Save Maumee has simply one thing to say about the Fort Wayne River Development plan and creating access points along our local rivers:

If it does not improve water quality, or adds more impervious surfaces to further strain our already full storm sewers with run-off, it should not be considered.

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http://savemaumee.org/letter-to-the-editor-2013/

Fort Wayne does not want to merely showcase our focal point and make the rivers more viewable by removing more trees. We do not want development to have the “appearance” of improvement just so it is easier to look upon a river that continues to be deemed “impaired” by the federal government’s 303(d) list of rivers and streams that do not meet water quality standards in the United States.