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Broadus to update sewer lagoon


The town of Broadus will be updating several facets of the sewer lagoon in the near future, which will likely lead to an increase in user’s monthly sewer bill. The changes include updated pumps for the lagoon, and the addition of riff raff rock to one of the settling ponds.

The updates come as the Montana Department of Environmental Quality continually tightens its standards for sewer lagoons; the Broadus sewer system has seen few updates since the 70s.

The original pumps for the lagoon were installed as far back as the 70s, according to Raymond Ragsdale. Parts are becoming impossible t...

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