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Combined Sewer

Fort Madison residents will not see a rate hike on their sewer bills later this year. That means fewer sewer improvement projects will take place throughout the city.

Keokuk is fighting back against a claim that it's not living up to the terms of a 2012 contract. On Monday, the city filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by John W. Sammons Construction Company.

Sammons Construction claimed in its lawsuit, filed in district court in April, that it has yet to receive full payment for the installation of about 28 manholes.

Fort Madison Waiting for Rain

Dec 16, 2012

Fort Madison is optimistic that the drought of 2012 will not end up costing it millions of dollars.