A project to replace 59,000 feet of aged drinking water distribution system piping will be made possible as a result of
"In order to protect water quality and public health for our citizens, it is essential that we invest in our wastewater, stormwater and drinking water infrastructure," said DEP Secretary
The city's aging drinking water distribution system requires frequent, expensive maintenance to prevent health issues as well as water waste. These improvements will also address public safety as the new lines will increase fire flow to critical facilities in the city.
The modernized infrastructure will increase
In addition to replacing pipes, the loan will go toward installing FlexNet, a modern water metering system that utilizes smart meters to empower individual users to monitor and control water conservation measures. This metering system allows regulators and individuals to isolate costly water leaks and improve water conservation efforts.
"The State Revolving Funds is an outstanding program for any government entity looking to do renewal or replacement work," said
The city of
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