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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.
Although a local water district held nominations for two board of directors seats on Thursday, customers know the nominees for only one.
A day ahead of a nomination meeting for a local water district’s board of directors, a board member whose seat is up for re-election told The Journal he would continue serving if customers support him but will “be fine” if his seat goes to someone else.
Without ruling on a request for a local water district to stop construction of a multi-million-dollar water treatment plant, a judge set a trial date of Aug. 28 to hear arguments over whether or not the plant is legal.