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SOUTH WHITELY â€” Whether it be rising wastewater at the treatment plant, flooding in certain parts of the town, or its quality, water is a reoccurring topic at South Whitley Town Council meetings.
When public comment was solicited at Tuesdayâ€™s meeting, several attendees questioned the town on water issues.
Mark Brooks, an out-of-town utility representative, asked about the appraisals submitted to the town in regards to the sale of the utility to American Water.
â€śThe appraisals were turned in, however, there is still work being done on the proposal,â€ť said Town Attorney Greg Hockemeyer. â€śThe appraisers were to work together to come up with one appraisal that combined their findings. As far as an official proposal nothing has been submitted to the town.â€ť
Another town resident was concerned with the recent amount of rust that appeared in their water.
A load of laundry was ruined, according to the homeowner, because of the poor water, and town leaders discussed possible ways to circumvent the damage in the future.
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