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OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE 8 News)-The deal is done, Greater Ouachita Water now owns Louisiana Waste Company.

President of Greater Ouachita Tommy Sparks tells us that the company finished the final stage of purchasing LWC around 2:30 this Monday.

This comes after more than a year of negotiations and after almost 5 years of customers facing major water issues underLLWC ownership.

The company will officially take over tomorrow but have a lot of work to do.

"This is not going to be a quick fix its going to take time but we do feel we can improve their service and water quality" says Sparks.

Tuesday will begin the evaluation process and Sparks hopes within a year to 18 months the necessary repairs will be made and all systems will be connected to Greater Ouachitas.

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