Update on Sinkhole at Montebello I Water Treatment Plan

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“As a follow-up to earlier communication regarding the sinkhole at the Montebello I Water Treatment Plant (Montebello I) property, the Department of Public Works (DPW) assures the public that the plant continues to deliver adequate and high-quality drinking water.

“DPW has maintained the integrity of the sinkhole site, and contractors are now onsite determining the next steps for repairing the infrastructure affected by the sinkhole. We anticipate this work will be ongoing over the next several weeks.

“DPW and the entire Scott Administration remain committed to keeping residents and businesses informed. DPW will publicly share updates as new information becomes available in the coming weeks.

Director Jason W. Mitchell, Ed.D.

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