The Village of Bethalto has already begun it's sewer repair and maintenance program for the year. Like many municipalities, the village is dealing with an aging infrastructure. Mayor Alan Winslow tells The Big Z they are trying to do upgrades on a system that is in "dire need" of a lot of work.
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While it is supposed to be a separated sewer system, Winslow says some areas have deteriorated to the point that rainwater is getting into the sanitary sewers, especially in some of the older areas of town.