Sewer update discussed at council

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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Although this tank was erected to hold thousands of gallons of water for the Gravette rural water system, it has never been put into service because of an elevation foul-up.

Although this tank was erected to hold thousands of gallons of water for the Gravette rural water system, it has never been put into service because of an elevation foul-up.
Photo by Dodie Evans

GRAVETTE — The Gravette City Council, at its Thursday committee meeting, received an update on the city’s sewer project from Larry Buffer, operator of the wastewater treatment facility. Buffer said attempts continue to find a more cost-efficient solution to meet requirements of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality rather than construct a new plant modifying the existing facility. Buffer said the present system is meeting state discharge limits of phosphorus and nitrates during warm weather but the ADEQ wants assurance the limits will be met during winter months.


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