|Brown, Berger talk outdated sewer systems|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Wednesday, August 01, 2012 11:48 AM|
Lima Mayor David Berger met with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in Washington this week to discuss ways to help communities, like Lima, afford costly renovations to outdated sewer systems known as “combined sewage overflows,” or CSOs. More than 80 Ohio communities are struggling to afford costly but necessary renovations to sewer systems, prompting Sen. Brown to introduce legislation that would provide relief from high water rates to Ohio communities. The Clean Water Affordability Act would help communities make renovations to outdated sewer systems, while improving water quality and keeping rates affordable for residents and small business.
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