The Transylvania Times -

By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

Sewer Plant Fined - Brevard NC


Jay Johnston believes Brevard’s wastewater plant is a “more pressing need” than a new water plant at this time.

The city’s engineer said Oskar Blues brewery’s introduction to the system has accelerated that need.

In June, the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources fined the city $17,000 for violating the wastewater plant’s discharge permit (see below).

Johnston is in the process of drafting a different permit that will require Oskar Blues to begin a pretreatment program at its brewery off the Old Hendersonville Highway.

The 1972 federal Clean Water Act require...

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