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Do the math on wastewater treatment costs


Do the math. Elmer City and Lone Pine have 20% of the hookups for the Coulee Dam sewer treatment plant. Elmer City has 25% of the metered flow into the plant. Elmer City officials have been told they will be paying about one-third of the planned plant upgrades. The 1975 contract between Coulee Dam and Elmer City says the portion Elmer City will pay for any upgrades is based on the previous 12 months metered flow. It is uncertain why Coulee Dam is requesting 5-8% more. No other customer has metered sewage flow.

What will the Elmer City residents bill be? Not double. It will be more. Coulee D...

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