Sewer hook up is mandated in town

Flomaton man wants to keep septic tank

Gregory Williams told the Flomaton Town Council he didn't think it was fair that he is being told he has to hook up to the town's sewer system when he has a septic tank that is working fine.

However, the town has an ordinance that mandates residents who have reasonable access to the sewer are required to hook up.

“I already have a septic tank and Shaun (Utilities Superintendent Shaun Moye) said I had to hook up or I will get my water cut off,” Williams said. “Others have septic tanks, I don't feel it's right.”

Moye said originally, people were given the option, but the town passed an ordinance...

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