Danville will have several options to stop raw sewage from flowing down Ball's Branch in Junction City by early September.
The state has told the city it still will not allow any new sewer taps in Junction City until the lift station at Toombs Curve is fixed, according to Earl Coffey, city engineer. Residents near the lift station say that when it rains feces and toilet paper float down Ball's Branch.
One option will likely be a lift station, force main and trunkline, Coffey said. That would bring sewerage to Gose Pike, but residents there have said they are against it because they believe that along with sewerage comes development that would encroach on their country neighborhood.
The city's consultant, Howard K. Bell, has already started work on the project, but negotiations with the city on a contract are ongoing. The Lexington firm is expected to present several options for the City Commission to review.