by: Marina Brett

Venice on the Lake residents will finally get some relief from septic tank issues.

A recent dedication ceremony marked the start of a $15 million Sanitary Sewer Project in Taney County, decades in the making. After planning since the 1970’s, an official groundbreaking for the Rockaway Beach residential development was held on Jan. 24 and will connect Venice on the Lake homes to a new central sewer system.

The project is expected to be completed by the end of 2023, according to a press release from the Taney County Sewer District.