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Cahokia Heights mayor vows to fix ongoing sewer problems | St. Louis News Headlines – St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri 2021-07-30 09:03:00 –

Kahokia Heights, Illinois (KMOV.com) – The latest mayor of Metro East vows to resolve ongoing sewerage issues.

According to engineers, heavy rains in parts of Kahokia Heights cause sewage to flow backwards. Mayor Curtis McCall is now taking action to solve the problems that have plagued the region for generations. He wants to invest $ 3 million in the Federal Pandemic Fund to solve sewage and drainage problems.

“Some of our residents are afraid to allow their children to go out to the backyard because they are afraid to step into the faeces,” he said. ..

Engineers said it would cost more than $ 20 million to get the sewer system in good condition.

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