Sewer System Overhaul Upsetting to Akron Residents as Water Bills Soar

Sewer System Overhaul Upsetting to Akron Residents as Water Bills Soar

The city of Akron is currently receiving a $1.2 billion overhaul to its sewer system and residents are not happy. Water bills are rising more than three times what they were because of price hikes to pay for the massive sewer project, which is to stop untreated wastewater from flooding into rivers and streams. The price is insane: $1.2 billion. The EPA ordered the overhaul to satisfy the Clean Water Act and a federal judge has given the city until

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