Shelby County withdraws multimillion-dollar sewer plan

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 11, 2018 4:00 AM CT | Published: December 10, 2018 5:27 PM CT
Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris is scrapping the previous administration’s multimillion-dollar sewage plan for unincorporated parts of the county – citing concerns the new system would not be cost-effective and could lead to outmigration and urban sprawl.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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