City expects $300K in sewer claims
The malfunction on Oct. 20 caused sewage to flood into basements of nearly 30 homes in the city’s Wilson Addition.
The city expects claims to be filed with the city’s insurance carrier to top $300,000. Mike Muirhead, public utilities director, also says the city’s insurance company hopes to have everything finalized in the next couple of weeks.
Muirhead says the problem at the wastewater treatment plant has been repaired, and additional steps are being considered to prevent a recurrence or provide an earlier warning.