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A sense of nervousness as first deadline for homeowner sewer separations approaches

July 27th, 2017 by nicolehennessy

 

By NICOLE HENNESSY

AVON LAKE – The potential of $56,000 a day in EPA fines if Avon Lake’s sewers are not completely separated by 2020 is enough to make anyone nervous. And as the first deadline approaches for homeowners to separate their sanitary and storm sewers, some officials are feeling that nervousness.

Intended to help alleviate basement flooding and comply with an Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandate to end the …Read More