Missoula County requires new permit for Holland Lake wastewater system

Griffen Smith of the Pathfinder

Missoula County Public Health has ordered the Forest Service to reapply retroactively for a permit to operate a wastewater lagoon for the Holland Lake Lodge and its neighboring campgrounds after it violated county code.

To get the permit, the health department said the Forest Service must get Montana Department of Environmental Quality approval. Any changes, additional structures or streams added to the system since 2001 must be revealed too, the letter said.

The wastewater lagoon sits roughly 1,000 feet away from Holland Lake. DEQ has required the Forest Servic...

 

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