Sewage revamp still underway for Fort Smith

3 huge storage tanks to halt bypasses that break U.S. law

Posted: February 24, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/DAVE HUGHES A pay loader works around the two 5-million gallon equalization tanks being built near Zero Street and Jenny Lind Road in Fort Smith as part of the city’s ongoing effort to make improvements to its sewer system and eliminate violations under the Federal Clean Water Act. The $12 million Zero Street pump station project is scheduled to be completed in November.

The construction of two large sewage-retention towers in south Fort Smith is the tip of the iceberg for the city as it revamps its sewer system to avoid sanctions for violating the federal Clean Water Act.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 7 on 02/24/2014