Council talks water during meeting

There was a lot of talk of water during the Farmington City Council meeting on Monday evening.

Among the first items discussed at the meeting was the rain showers from the past few days.

Farmington City Administrator Greg Beavers there are certain areas of the community prone to localized flooding in the event of heavy rains.

“The largest problem we have in Farmington is that our sewer system is basically floating in ground water right now because of the saturation,” he said. “Every manhole, every fracture in the sewer mains around town is taking on water and when it is surcharged like that,

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