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Upgrades required on Hoisington sewage lagoons

The Hoisington City Council took a tour of the city’s sewage lagoons on Monday night. Significant upgrades will be required to bring the lagoons into compliance with Environmental Protection Agency laws.

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HOISINGTON — The Hoisington City Council recently learned that upgrades are needed to the municipal sewage lagoon to bring it back into compliance with Environmental Protection Agency requirements.
At a special budget meeting on Monday, the council took time out to tour the lagoons. There are three ponds were built in the early 1980s.
The ponds were plumbed incorrectly when they were built and will require correction.
Ponds One and Two are about 12 acres with a depth of five feet and can hold 18,725, 317 gallons. The third lagoon is about 15 acres and can hold 27,223,360 ...

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