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The city’s $83-million wastewater treatment plant and conveyance system went into operation in the fall of 2010. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

City considers wastewater rate hikes


By David Little

WILLMAR — City residents, commercial and retail businesses, and industry will pay more for wastewater treatment if the Willmar City Council enacts a proposed five-year schedule of rate increases.

The proposed increases would also affect users of the Eagle Lake Sewer District, which sends waste to Willmar for treatment under a 45-year agreement.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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