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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Flomaton averts sewer health crisis

Trip to Texas and help from a Century businessman prevents raw sewage from running down Flomaton streets


February 27, 2020

Flomaton Mayor Dewey Bondurant, Jr., praised the efforts of Utilities Superintendent Shaun Moye and his department for avoiding a possible health emergency when the sewer lift station pumps on Palafox Street, near Church's Chicken, malfunctioned Tuesday morning.

Moye said the problem was discovered about 9 a.m. Tuesday when both pumps quit working. Moye added that the old pumps were beyond repair and he and another worker drove to Beaumont, Texas, to purchase a pump. He noted the old pumps had been in operation for 25 to 30 years.

With sewage backing up, Charlie Brown of Century provided th...

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