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Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

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(Holyoke, MA)  —  Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant.  The plant would use ultraviolet light instead of chlorine.  The Holyoke Water Works says it’s necessary because of a federal mandate from the EPA.  Holyoke already has exceptionally pure water from two carefully-managed reservoirs. The appropriation must be approved by the City Council.

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