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Deal may be imminent for Big Canoe water system

Precedent-setting authority for private water system meeting resistance



     An e-mail blast from the Big Canoe Utilities Company on February 13th announced  a sell of the water system there could happen this spring.

     The e-mail blast to Big Canoe water customers stated, “We are excited to announce we have found a company that meets the criteria and brings the right approach for serving the property owners of Big Canoe. Utilities, Inc. of Georgia (UIG) and its parent company serves over 300,000 customers within communities across 18 states. The company owns and operates over 650 water and wastewater facilities and its sister companies serve natural gas and electric customers as well.”

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