Local NewsTown continues wastewater improvements

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen approved a change order for the second phase of the wastewater improvement project, which will allow the town to close out the project and apply for a grant that will help in tackling a water loss project.

The approval with Smith Contractors, Inc. was for an increase of $16,212.96, which will be paid from existing project contingency funds.

The second phase of the wastewater improvement project included a 6-mile sewer outfall line to the Nolichucky River with Merkel Brothers Contracting. An aerator, which is designed to put dissolved oxygen back into the effluent before being discharged into the Nolichucky River, was also included.  More...

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