Construction begins at Chinook treatment plant
The extensive rebuilding of Chinook's wastewater treatment plant began this week. Officials say the construction will not affect the city's ability to provide sewage service.
The two-phase, $3.3 million project got under way Monday, the first part of which is expected to be completed by mid-November. The project includes replacement of two screw pumps and main sewage lines, the construction of a new pump station building, and the installion of a new clarifier and oxidation ditches for the aging system.
The 17-year-old treatment plant has been plagued in recent years with a number of problem...