Collinsville’s water plant, which went online in 1958, lacks redundancy and limits the city from doing heavy maintenance that would last more than 30 hours. Dennis Kress, the city's Water/Waste Water Director, looks forward to when construction could begin on the new water plant, which is designed to be more efficient, have built in redundancies and have room to expand in the future.
Collinsville’s water plant, which went online in 1958, lacks redundancy and limits the city from doing heavy maintenance that would last more than 30 hours. Dennis Kress, the city's Water/Waste Water Director, looks forward to when construction could begin on the new water plant, which is designed to be more efficient, have built in redundancies and have room to expand in the future. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com
Collinsville’s water plant, which went online in 1958, lacks redundancy and limits the city from doing heavy maintenance that would last more than 30 hours. Dennis Kress, the city's Water/Waste Water Director, looks forward to when construction could begin on the new water plant, which is designed to be more efficient, have built in redundancies and have room to expand in the future. Derik Holtmann dholtmann@bnd.com

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