Lexington facing thousands in fines for sewer overflows

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The city of Lexington is facing fines following a year of sewer overflows.

Currently, the city is in the process of a $590 million overhaul of its storm water and sewer systems.

Still, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports an agreement with the EPA says the city can be fined two grand for each overflow.

Right now the city is being fined $60,000.

The city's Director of Water quality told the paper that overflows are inevitable.

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