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By Marc Lutz 

Assembly approves funds for water treatment upgrade

 

November 4, 2021



The borough assembly has approved $75,600 to begin upgrades to the community’s water treatment plant.

Assembly members on Oct. 26 agreed with the administration’s recommendation to move forward with the first phase in a multi-part solution to the ailing water filtration and delivery system. The funds would be used to buy two closed-loop cooling systems valued at $37,800 each.

Tom Wetor, director of public works, explained that treated plant water is used to cool components within the ozone generators, one of the steps in the filtration process. But the water could contain elements that...



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