Almost as soon as he was hired to be Lyon County Utilities director, Mike Workman began planning new water and sewer ordinances.
He said the county had no sewer ordinances, and what it has for water is "woefully inadequate and in gross need of updating."
The last time water regulations and service rules were revised was in the 1970s, Workman said.
So he set about to create ordinances that would be "working tools" for water and wastewater service providers. Those tools will be voted on by Lyon County commissioners on Thursday.
The ordinances cover several components: water and sewer use …