67
      Thursday
      82 / 66
      Friday
      83 / 63
      Saturday
      84 / 58

      Groundbreaking on a Bay County regional water plant


      B

      ig changes are coming to how
      Bay County residents get their water.


      A

      ground breaking was held
      Thursday in Bangor Township.


      C

      onstruction will begin on a nearly
      $60-million new water treatment plant.


      B

      ay
      County, three cities and ten townships are involved.


      O

      fficials say residents will be getting better quality water from a new source.


      W

      e spoke to officials earlier this morning.



      "

      W

      e

      will t

      ap into a new raw water source through the Midland corporation which is a more consist

      e

      nt supply of water from Lake Huron as opposed to the inner-Saginaw
      Bay. We're constructing a new water membrane filtration plant that will provide good quality water to this community for forty-years and beyond," said Tom Paige, Director of the Bay County Department of Water and Sewer.


      S

      pence
      Brothers will begin construction with in the next 30-days and say it should be completed in the summer of 2015.

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