Residents raised concerns over the new communal sewer proposal introduced by Lacombe County. The servicing system would be installed in four Sylvan Lake communities, and would cost property owners close to $6,000 more a year.

Residents raise concerns over communal sewer plan

A heated discussion erupted as residents grew frustrated with a proposal introduced by Lacombe County to install a communal sewage servicing system in four Sylvan Lake communities. Lacombe County held an open house on Aug. 14 to share information about the proposal and gather feedback from residents of the Kuusamo Krest, Palm Bay, Blissful Beach an

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