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By Brianna Wray
The Times 

Waitsburg Council Faces Wastewater Concerns

City will work with Dept. of Ecology for grant to purchase new press

 

August 23, 2018

Ken Graham

Waitsburg's wastewater treatment plant is located on Highway 124, just west of town.

WAITSBURG-During their Aug. 15 meeting, the Waitsburg City Council discussed potential solutions to ongoing issues with the city's wastewater treatment facility. According to City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe, the system's two digesters are nearing capacity.

Hinchliffe presented possible options to alleviate the immediate need, which included trying to find a temporary press or finding an organization to accept and transport the excess waste.

The Council received packets that included a quote for a new press, which would cost approximately $300,000 and take a minimum of six months to ass...



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