Bennington residents to vote on sewer upgrade

September 03, 2017 05:59 PM

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Voters in the Vermont town of Bennington area going to be asked to approve a nearly $9.9 million bond to upgrade the community's sewage treatment plant.
Engineer Wayne Elliot says the project would satisfy a state legal order that the facility comply with its discharge permit.
The Bennington Banner ( ) reports it would ensure the quality of water in the Walloomsac River and prevent fines while increasing energy and operational efficiency.
A public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for Oct. 2 while the vote is scheduled for Oct. 10.
Information from: Bennington Banner,

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