Government often accomplishes herculean tasks with little recognition.
The Marana Utilities Department plans to increase water rates by 26 percent over four years and hike wastewater rates by 9 percent this year.
Frank Gall has had a dirty job for the last 30 years.
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An eroding pipeline that carries more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage per day from Nogales, Sonora, to Arizona is a catastrophe waiting to happen especially as the monsoon season approaches, officials said.
A bypass is necessary to capture sewage in the Nogales Wash to facilitate repairs at the border with Mexico
Work is already underway on Meritage Homes' Los Saguaros community off Dove Mountain Boulevard on the northwest side. On Tuesday, workers from Royce Masonry were building retaining walls along the edge of one of 60 lots.
Pima County won a new state permit that could help ring in a building boom on the northwest side.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved a settlement agreement with Marana over an ongoing wastewater dispute in a 4-1 vote Tuesday.
Marana and Pima County are calling a cease-fire in the sewer-takeover conflict.
Marana voters will help end a years-long dispute between their town and their county over sewage in an all-mail election this month and next.
The on-again, off-again ballot measure to give Marana authority to own and operate a disputed sewer plant is on again.
Pima County and the town of Marana are working on a settlement to a years-long dispute over a sewer plant in north Marana.
Five years of court battles ended Tuesday when the Arizona Supreme Court denied a request from the town of Marana to review a case related to wastewater systems.
The town of Marana has scrapped plans for a special election to try to strengthen its claim over the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility.
For years Pima County officials have struggled with what to do about smelly sewer gas.
Marana residents will be asked to authorize the town's acquisition of the Marana Wastewater Reclamation Facility when they go to the polls for the general election in November.
The Arizona Court of Appeals decided Thursday that Marana doesn't have legal authority to own or operate the Pima County sewer plant the town seized in January.
Business owners can tell county officials what they think about a plan to change sewer connection fees at a public meeting this week.
Two months after seizing control of a county wastewater facility, the town of Marana has decided to charge users the same rate they paid when they were part of the county's regional system.