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Alabama wastewater plant supervisor was also making wine

Alabama wastewater plant supervisor was also making wine
The alleged winemaker is a 15-year veteran at the Rainsville Wastewater Treatment Plant

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> It’s all about the soil.A supervisor at Alabama’s Rainsville Wastewater Treatment Plant was suspended after using the facility as a wine-making operation, Huntsville, Ala.Investigators believe the wine-making operation had been functioning for quite a while.Rainsville had been a dry town prior to an August vote to make booze legal in the nearly 5,000-person northeast Alabama town after a 2014 effort came up short.

An employee who has been with the treatment facility for 15 years was reportedly placed on paid leave after “a large amount of illegal wine” and tools used to make vino were found on premise.An investigation is ongoing.

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