Wa­ter plants al­most ready

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

PRE-COM­MIS­SION­ING ac­tiv­i­ties are un­der­way at the Proser­pine and Bowen wa­ter treat­ment plants.

Ac­tiv­i­ties, which in­clude check­ing the safety and op­er­a­tion of elec­tri­cal, me­chan­i­cal and treat­ment pro­cesses as well as the pres­sure test­ing of pipe work and struc­tures to iden­tify leaks, are ex­pected to take around eight weeks from Oc­to­ber 14-De­cem­ber 6.

Mayor Jen­nifer Whit­ney is ask­ing res­i­dents to be mind­ful of changes in wa­ter qual­ity and wa­ter con­sump­tion over the com­ing two months as the new wa­ter treat­ment plants are com­mis­sioned.

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