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Elmer City plans lean toward own plant


The town of Elmer City currently has no plan to upgrade its sewage pump station, which it will need to by spring if it is to continue sending sewage to Coulee Dam.

The issue came up at the town’s last council meeting when two members of Coulee Dam’s council and two of its engineers informed Elmer City that they needed to update their pumping station by March of next year when Coulee Dam’s new wastewater treatment plant goes online.

If the new sewer plant went online now, “it would fail,” Elmer City Mayor Gail Morin stated last week. “It may not immediately fail, but it would fai...

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