City Plans To Enter Into Loan Agreement With TDEC For $66.8 Million In Improvements To Interceptor Sewer System

Friday, April 25, 2014

The city is planning to take out a $66.8 million revolving loan with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to carry out a major improvement program on its interceptor sewer system.

The city was earlier placed under a consent degree with the EPA and ordered to carry out a number of fixes to the system.

Some of the improvements are designed to avoid periodic overflows of sewage into the Tennessee River.

The loan agreement is set to go before the City Council next Tuesday.



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