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[Archived] Springdale to provide services to Tontitown

| MEETINGS | April 21, 2017


ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE


Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2005


The Springdale City Council approved a contract to provide sewer service 
to Tontitown for the next seven years. Springdale Water Utilities will 
provide service of up to 400 gallons per minute, or 2 percent of its 
total capacity, once an expansion project of the city’s wastewater 
treatment plant is completed. Tontitown will pay for the installation of 
pipes to send the sewage to Springdale. Tontitown has no sewage 
treatment facilities, and the contract will allow the city’s long 
established restaurants along U.S. 412 to stay in business, said Chris 
Weiser, chairman of the Springdale Water and Sewer Commission. 


Weiser, who is a board member with the Northwest Arkansas Conservation 
Authority, said that body is moving ahead with plans to open a large 
regional sewer treatment plant that should be accessible to Tontitown by 
the time the contract ends. "I do believe NACA will happen," Weiser 
said. "It’s the only reasonable solution for this region for wastewater 
disposal."