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City Closes Out Sewer Project

$185 Million Undertaking Was Fayetteville’s Costliest

Posted: December 30, 2012 at 3:45 a.m.

Timothy Tinsley, an operator for CH2M Hill, which operates Fayetteville’s West Side Wastewater Treatment Plant, walks Dec. 13 through the plant.

Work on the city’s massive wastewater system improvement project is completed, but don’t expect sewer rates to go down.

By The Numbers

Monthly Sewer Payments

Monthly sewer payments for a single-family household with a three-quarter-inch meter that consumes 5,000 gallons of water per month have increased 55 percent since 2001.

• 2001: $21.20

• 2002: $21.20

• 2003: $21.20

• 2004: $21.77

• 2005: $23.70

• 2006: $25.86

• 2007: $25.86

• 2008: $25.86

• 2009: $30.45

• 2010: $31.24

• 2011: $32.02

• 2012: $32.99

Source: City of Fayetteville

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