Articles in Pioneer
Judge R. Lawton McIntosh has based his denial of a motion to halt construction of a proposed $19 million water treatment plant on timing.
Although the larger of two water suppliers increased its rates by only one penny over five years, a local water district cites “indefensible increases in water prices” as justification for building a proposed $19 million water treatment plant.
Pioneer Rural Water District has notified the city of Seneca the water district will install a septic tank at its proposed water treatment plant at the Golden Corner Commerce Park instead of tapping into county sewer lines.
Two days before a hearing to determine whether Oconee County must issue a building permit for a planned $19 million water treatment plant, officials confirmed the permit has been issued on a “conditional” basis.
Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority continues to deny allegations it is unlawfully withholding a building permit for a proposed $19 million water treatment plant.