Final pieces of Coulee Dam's sewer service funded

Though mostly free, package will still add to customer bills

 

Last updated 7/31/2019 at 10:24am

Coulee Dam's west side lift station pumps sewage through pipes under the bridge over the Columbia River to the wastewater treatment facility, which can be seen across the river. - Scott Hunter photo

Coulee Dam's wastewater customers will shoulder an additional $2 a month on their sewer bills after the city council solved two big problems with one vote last Wednesday.

The council voted 3-1 to accept an additional $1.2 million in loan and grant money to pay for two new lift stations for pumping sewage to the new wastewater treatment facility.

The additional $304,000 in a 40-year loan and $9...



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