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Plant opens early

Plant opens early

Plant opens early

Wangaratta's drinking supply will no longer be impacted by storm events after North East Water switched on the new $2 million groundwater treatment plant, several weeks earlier than planned, according to the Wangaratta Chronicle.

The plant reduces the vulnerability of the Ovens River, and was already in testing before the storm hit.

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"Our existing plant on Faithful Street isn't able to extract that much dirt from the water, so we've been fortunate to be able to utilise the new plant" said John Day, NEW executive operations.

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