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By Dan Rudy 

Assembly to look into metering water hook-ups


April 27, 2017

At its regularly-scheduled meeting Tuesday evening, the City and Borough Assembly revisited the water crisis that potentially looms over the coming summer.

Public Works director Amber Al-Haddad reported efforts to “plunge” two of the plant’s four slow-sand filtration bays in order to clean them since last week showed promise. However, she was careful to point out that the method was still in its infancy, and only time and repetition would reveal how effective it actually is.

Her plan is to plunge each of the filters in turn, repeating as necessary to free up sediment clogging the syst...

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