500 people in east Butler County to get new sewer system

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Folks in east Butler County will be getting a new sewer system.

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources announced a grant that will help replace the broken sewage system for more than 500 customers.

A system failure on Christmas Eve left everyone in the district without sewer.

Raw sewage was backing up into homes and yards, and several people went without sewer for several days.

The new system is expected to cost about $4 million.

Construction will begin this summer.

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