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Town to build its own sewer plant


Elmer City voted last Thursday to build its own wastewater treatment plant.

The measure to build a modular plant, on property to be determined, got a unanimous vote from the town’s five council members.

The decision wasn’t much of a surprise, since the town has been in disagreement with Coulee Dam for some time over billings and other matters. Elmer City pumps about 21 percent of the flow to Coulee Dam’s present plant.

With this decision, if successful, Elmer City will leave its larger neighbor with a new plant and no partner.

While the vote was unanimous, it still leaves a number of...

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