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Councilors approve $788,000 contract for Wastewater Treatment Plant designs


March 21, 2018

The Sweet Home City Council last week approved an agreement with Murraysmith and Associates to begin work on schematic designs for the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrades for $788,000.

The city completed four projects to replace sewer lines and service laterals from 2003 to 2012 to reduce inflow and infiltration, storm water that enters the sewer system through deteriorating pipes or cross connections to the sewer system and overloads the treatment plant during heavy rain.

Since then, the city is planning upgrades to the treatment plant to handle the remaining excess flows.

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