Utility distorts threat of sewer hookup ban

The risk of a state-imposed regulatory moratorium on new sewer hookups by Holley-Navarre Water System is being exaggerated so the company can build a controversial wastewater treatment unit in the Williams Creek residential neighborhood.

In persuading Santa Rosa County commissioners to approve HNWS’s request for a permit to build the $1 million disposal system -essentially a pond with gravel underneath – company officials told the board in a zoning hearing last Thursday that they’re under pressure from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to add capacity soon.

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