Century agrees on new pump

Purchase is needed to head off possibility of shutting down sewage

Tuesday night, the Century Council approved to put out for bids, as required by the town's charter for any purchase of more than $500, on a new pump motor the town's waste water treatment plant used to keep the system in operation.

In operation one at a time, the town had three pump motors. One is in service right now at the water treatment facility, one was repaired and is on its way back to the town and the third was deemed unrepairable, which prompted the need to purchase a new one.

A new pump would cost a total of $11,100 to purchase. Town Clerk Leslie Howington, speaking for Water Superin...

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