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Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

City, county eye joint governance of water-sewer system

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The Hendersonville City Council and Henderson County Board of Commissioners are eyeing a first step toward joint governance of the city’s water and sewer system, a move has the potential to either resolve a longstanding and stubborn point of conflict between the two bodies or reignite ill will over it.   Read Story »

Tags: utilities | water system | Hendersonville water system | water wars

Henderson County News

Clear Creek Road closing Oct. 18 for sewer pipe upgrade

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Clear Creek Road between Carolina Village Road and Balfour Road is scheduled to be closed for a sewer line installation starting Monday, Oct. 18. The closure is expected to last for about one week.   Read Story »

Tags: sewer systems | Hendersonville water system | sanitary sewer overflows

Henderson County News

City, Laurel Park poised to OK water merger on Friday

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Elected leaders of Laurel Park and Hendersonville will hold a joint meeting at 3 p.m. Friday to discuss the conveyance of the Laurel Park water system to the city of Hendersonville and potentially culminate years of talk about a water system merger by adopting resolutions authorizing the change. The city says the merger would mean lower water bills for Laurel Park customers.   Read Story »

Tags: water issues | Laurel Park Town Council | water system | Hendersonville water system | water wars

Flat Rock Four Seasons Politics

Don't miss this week's Hendersonville Lightning

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You won't want to miss the Lightning's coverage of all the election results from Tuesday's municipal elections, including the hotly contested Flat Rock Village Council race, the Hendersonville election that put two women on the council and wins by challengers over incumbents in Mills River, Fletcher and Saluda.   Read Story »

Tags: water issues | 2019 elections | Hendersonville water system

Henderson County News

County rips city in resolution calling for equal water rates

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Reviving a battle over who controls public water in Henderson County, county commissioners on Wednesday adopted a strongly worded resolution charging the city of Hendersonville with discriminating against customers outside the city limits and calling on the City Council to immediately equalize all water rates and fees. Later Wednesday morning, the city issued a news release rebutting several of the county's points while declaring that the City Council is open to conversations on water policy.   Read Story »

Tags: water issues | Hendersonville water system

Henderson County News

City water exceeds EPA standards, report says

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Tags: water quality | water issues | water system | Hendersonville water system