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By Joe Thomas
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Lee files complaint against Flomaton

Claims charging sewer on water usage is illegal; town responds to attorney general claiming normal practice


October 3, 2019

Flomaton resident Doyle 'Butch' Lee filed a complaint with the Alabama attorney generals office claiming the practice of the town of Flomaton charging sewer rates based on water consumption is illegal and the town filed a response saying it's a practice most municipalities use, noting metering sewer is not cost effective or accurate.

In his letter to the attorney general's office Lee said “I have been charged for years for every gallon of water used from the water system back into the sewer system.”

“Issues which include washing of vehicles, house and watering of lawn is still charged...

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