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Posted on: April 12, 2018

2017 Consumer Confidence Report

This report is a snapshot of last year’s water quality.  Included are details about your sources of water, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.  

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Reminder (11-14-18) Curbside Services Thanksgiving Schedule

REMINDER (11-14-18): 

Waste Industries has informed us of its Thanksgiving schedule:

Wednesday (11-21-18) trash and recycling will be picked up as normal. Thursday's (11-22-18) curbside services will be picked up on Friday (11-23-18) as Waste Indus...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Reminder (11-14-18) Planned Maintenance for Benson Online Payments THIS Saturday

Hey Benson Utilities customers!

Planned maintenance for Benson's online payments portal will take place this Saturday (11-17-18) beginning at 8am. 

The maintenance period is expected to last around 8 hours. During this time, all customer online pay...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Public Notice (11-14-18): Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater 

11-14-18

The Town of Benson had a discharge of untreated wastewater on November 13, 2018 of an estimated 5,000 gallons inside its Wastewater Treatment Plant. Heavy rainfall from the previous night ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Nominations for Eighth Annual Black History Month Celebration - February 24, 2019

Nominations for Eighth Annual Black History Month Celebration February 24, 2019

The Board of Directors of the Benson Museum of Local History is seeking nominations for an honoree at the 2019 Black History Month Open House.

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Invitation for Bids: Town of Benson Lee Street Complex

INVITATION FOR BIDS (11-9-18):
Town of Benson Lee Street Complex
This contract is for the removal and replacement of the damaged floor at the Lee Street Gym
All bids must be submitted by 2 pm on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. At that time, bids will ...
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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Public Notice (10-16-18): Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

10-16-18

The Town of Benson had a discharge of untreated wastewater on October 15, 2018 of an estimated 1,500 gallons at the headworks inside its Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The affected area was confined to ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Public Notice (9-20-18): Overflow of Untreated Wastewater

Notification of Overflow of Untreated Wastewater 

9-20-18

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallon...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Public Notice (9-18-18): Overflow of Untreated Wastewater

9-18-18

General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when an untreated wastewater discharge of 1,000 gallons or more reaches surface waters.

In accordance with that r...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Benson Receives NC Grant for Lee Street Complex Improvements

BENSON RECEIVES NC GRANT FOR LEE STREET COMPLEX IMPROVEMENTS

On Friday (8-24-18), the North Carolina PARTF Authority awarded the Town of Benson a Parks and Recreation Trust Fund grant totaling $366,850. These funds will be used for major updates and additi...

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