|Published: 11:21 AM, 04/25/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Members of Newport Utilities board of directors
voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $43,091, plus labor, to install a new system
designed to lesson the odor problem at the company's wastewater treatment center.
The system of stainless steel "tap and saddles"
was demonstrated to the board by NU Wastewater Department Manager Carrol
Proffitt, who recommended the board approved its installation.
"The $43,901 is versus the $1.6 million needed to
cover the 240-foot basin," said Proffitt. "We did not get the
$250,000 TVA grant."
After hearing Proffitt's recommendation, board member
Bill Costner moved to accept his proposal, with Bill Lewis seconding Costner's
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