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City finds ways to collect on unpaid sewer bills



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A property tax bill with a lien because of bill unpaid sewer bills. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


A property tax bill with a lien because of bill unpaid sewer bills. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal


Every year, hundreds of residents and business owners don’t pay for the service that keeps their toilets flushing and sinks draining.

Last year in Greenwood, the city didn’t collect more than $600,000 from property owners who didn’t pay their sewer bills.

But this year, the city is finding ways to force businesses and residents to pay for the utility service they can’t shut off. For those who don’t pay, they continue to face hefty fines and a lien on their property that has to be paid before they can sell.

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