Pinal County Losing Investment, Revenue Over Sewer Woes

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents landowners and homebuilders working with the ACC to find a utility solution in the Johnson Utilities service area.)

By Mark Cowling | Pinal Central

SAN TAN VALLEY – Pinal County is losing big money in investment and tax revenue as problems persist at the smelly Section 11 wastewater plant, attendees at a Pinal Partnership forum were told.

Sewer treatment woes that have already stymied growth in southern San Tan Valley and are threatening to stall it in the north were the subject of the online forum on Sept. 18. Approximately 260 people attended.

New construction has essentially stopped for two years on 22,000 acres, or 35 square miles, in San Tan Valley over problems at Section 11, attorney Court Rich and Danny Court, senior economist with Elliot D. Pollack and Company, said.