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Month-long project replaces 100 year old pipes

A $500,000 water mains upgrade in Nelson will cause some traffic delays and detours …but the disruption is necessary.

This from Manager of Utilities Rob Nystrom as a total of four crews work on replacing pipe on Hall Mines, Hoover and then Stanley Street.

Some of the pipe – a forerunner to galvanized steel- is over a hundred years old.

Some of the pipe is too narrow to carry modern fire-fighting flows.

The work continues until mid-July.

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