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Jason Parrott / TSPR

Lee County is well aware of the environmental problems created by the lack of a sewer system in a small, unincorporated community near Keokuk and is getting ready to take action.

Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

An effort to build a sewer system in rural Lee County can officially move forward.

A regional agency that helps rural southeast Iowa communities build and maintain sewer systems is waiting for the go-ahead from the state to do some work in Lee County.