Piedmont council spends money to save money: Water-monitoring device to be bought
PIEDMONT — The city is losing thousands of dollars worth of clean water each year because of overflowing holding tanks, the City Council learned Tuesday.
The news came in a report presented by the Piedmont Water, Gas and Sewer Department during the council’s meeting. According to the report, the city is losing at least 9.5 million gallons of water each year, costing the city $17,503 on an annual basis.
In response, the seven-member council cast an unplanned vote to buy a $9,895 piece of equipment that will help fix the problem.
"It just bumfuzzles me that this much water is lost each... read more
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