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Notice of CSO event

The Town of Centerville is a combined sewer overflow (CSO) community; a combined sewer is a sewer that transports stormwater, domestic waste and industrial wastewater all in one pipe to be treated at the wastewater treatment plant.  During periods of heavy rainfall or when snow is melting rapidly, a combined sewer can become overloaded and overflow from a combined sewer overflow outlet.
During a substantial rainfall or snow melt event the combined sewers are not able to handle and treat the additional flow causing untreated flow to be released from the system at the combined sewer overflow discharge point.  The discharge point is located at Noland Fork Creek, south of the abandoned railway bridge.  A CSO event occurred on September 4, 2017 that requires residents to take caution that no swimming or drinking of the water downstream from the discharge point occurs for 72 hours after a rainfall or snow melt condition.
YOU ARE ENCOURAGED to follow these basic recommendations to avoid becoming sick:
-Stay out of this area especially during and for 72 hours after a rainfall or snow melt condition.
-If you do come into contact with the water in the urban waterway, make the assumption the water is contaminated and wash your hands or use waterless hand sanitizer before eating, drinking, smoking or preparing food.
-At all times avoid getting water from urban waterways in your eyes or mouth.

For further information, please contact the Town of Centerville, Wastewater Plant Operator at 765-855-5515.

Sincerely,
Town of Centerville

Water Flushing
Centerville Water Utilities will be flushing hydrants throughout the town.  If you have questions please contact the municipal building at (765) 855-5515.

Stormwater Board Special Meeting
There will be a special Stormwater meeting on Tuesday,
September 5, 2017 @ 4 pm at the Municipal Building -
204 E. Main St. - Centerville

Centerville Plan Commission
Centerville plan commission is scheduled to meet the 4th Thursday of each month @ 7pm at the Municipal Building - 204 E. Main St. - Centerville

We have NEW bills
We are excited to roll out a new look to your utility bill.  Please note that your utility bill will be in an envelope and be a regular 8 1/2 x 11 size piece of paper.  You can tear off the top portion and send in with your payment.

Tree limbs to be chipped
If you have received a notice to cut back limbs, shrubs, plants, etc., you may ONLY place limbs that are LESS than 4" in diameter and less than 4 foot in length or shrub limbs out by the roadside to be taken by the town. 
As a courtesy, the town will bring the chipper and take care of the tree limb waste that meets the above specifications.
ABSOLUTELY NO trash, vines,
grass clippings or pampas grass.

Thank you for your help in keeping our town beautiful.

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- DUMPSTER NOTICE -
The recycling dumpsters will be discontinued as of July 29, 2016. It was a tough decision, but ultimately, with cost and misuse, the decision was made to take out the dumpsters. The town is currently looking for ways to have recycling in our community.

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If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the town office 8:00am-4:30pm Monday - Friday. 
Office phone: 855-5515 

If you have an outage AFTER normal business hours, please contact the non-emergency line at 855-5222.

(updated August 25, 2017)

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