November 18, 2009

Wednesday’s Water News: $1.8 Million Project to Begin in Wilmington, N.C.

Posted in Alabama, Arizona, California, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio at 1:15 pm by bradhannon

Work will begin soon in Wilmington, North Carolina on a $1.8 million  project downtown which includes the replacement of sewer and water pipes and storm drains, as well as a new road, sidewalks and traffic signals.

Headlines
The city of Aurora, Ohio has moved one step closer to securing $830,000 in state funds for the cleaning and relining of four water mains. The city’s share for the cost of the project is $800,000 and is expected to take about six months to complete

A water main break in Hackensack, New Jersey flooded a local street washing mud onto the road and causing a 20-foot sinkhole.  Approximately 200 people and nearby businesses were affected by the break.

Stimulus Spotlight
Groundbreaking for New Hampshire’s largest stimulus-funded water project began yesterday.  The town of Seabrook is receiving $5 million from the economic stimulus for construction of a new drinking water treatment plant. 

A Stark County drinking water project and four sewer projects in Wayne, Stark and Portage counties are getting federal stimulus funds and state loans from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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