Hurley City Council hears update on sewer problems


February 13, 2019

By Bryan Hellios

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HURLEY — The Hurley City Council heard an update on the sewer deficiencies from city employee Gary Laguna at a Tuesday night meeting. Laguna said from October 2012 through June of 2018 the city of Hurley experienced 16 sanitation overflows resulting in approximately 10 million gallons of waste-water being pumped on the ground.

“These discharges end up in the Montreal River, which then discharges into Lake Superior,” he said.

Laguna said he realizes sometimes the “wheels of government turn slowly” but the city needs to show the Wisconsin Dep...

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