November 30, 2010

Tuesday’s Water News: Bridge Closed in Massachusetts After Water Main Break

Posted in California, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Ohio, Rhode Island, Washington at 8:43 pm by bengann

A break in a 30-inch water main on the Waters River Bridge in Danvers, Massachusetts diverted traffic for many motorists this morning. The main occurred in Danvers but belongs to the city of Salem. The bridge has been shut down to all motorists while repairs are made.

Headlines
A water main break in the village of Cedarville, Ohio has left almost everyone in the small community without water. Village officials are doing everything it can to get the water line fixed and the water back on for residents.

The Parish Police Jury in Ouachita County, Louisiana is preparing to begin a $225,000 wastewater improvement project at its correctional center that will save future maintenance costs for the small town of Richwood.

The Town Council of Middletown, Rhode Island has approved a emergency contract order for immediate repairs to a collapsed sewer line. The collapsed sewer line is believed to be due to age.

Stimulus Spotlight
The city of St. Petersburg, Florida plans to sell $44.7 million in taxable Build America bonds to finance improvements to its water and wastewater systems.

Sewer Rate News
Jackson, Mississippi
New Philadelphia, Ohio
Patterson, California
Sequim, Washington

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