The Transylvania Times -

By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

Sewer Program Going Ahead - Brevard NC


Brevard City Council’s decision last week for staff to develop and implement a sewer pretreatment program comes at a time the state may soon start fining the city for noncompliance and the Environmental Protection Agency has placed it on a “watch list.”

The sewer pretreatment program is a tool to help get the city back in compliance. The city has violated its discharge permit from the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) 11 of the past 13 months. Specifically, the city has violated the permit’s biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) limit during those months (see...

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