January 21, 2011

Friday’s Water News: $2 Million Loan to Help Lycoming County (Penn.) Expand Water System

Posted in Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania at 12:56 pm by bengann

Top Story
A $2 million loan will allow the county Water and Sewer Authority in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania to continue efforts to expand its public water system into a regional system serving industrial and commercial development. Most of the money will be used to build a water storage tank and associated pipeline.  The loan money came from the now defunct Build America Bond program.

Other Headlines
A water break yesterday in Chelsea, Massachusetts forced the closure of several streets including, the Beacon Street off-ramp of the Tobin Bridge. The break reduced water pressure, made the road to buckle and caused traffic delays to Logan International Airport.

Four more raw sewage spills were reported in DeKalb County, Georgia on Thursday, including 22,680 gallons into Nancy Creek.

A water main break this morning in Timonium, Maryland left the county fairgrounds and a number of businesses without water.

A major street in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania was shut down for most of Thursday as emergency repairs were made to a ruptured sewer line.

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