The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is pressing Holley-Navarre Water System (HNWS) to build additional wastewater disposal capacity, but the utility’s best long-term solution has languished within the Santa Rosa County bureaucracy.
Commissioners recently started questioning why an agreement that has been in the works for at least a decade to pipe effluent to a remote area of Eglin Air Force Base hasn’t been finalized.
Now there’s a sense of urgency at HNWS because the state regulators who set limits on the amount of effluent utilities can handle have indicated they may order a stop to new residential and commercial hookups if the company can’t add more disposal capacity.
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