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United Water completes $52 million upgrade at Rhode Island pollution control facility

October 22, 2012

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. — United Water celebrated Wednesday the completion of infrastructure upgrades totaling $52 million at its City of East Providence Water Pollution Control Facility.

The upgrades included two new odor control systems and an improved collection system with increased capacity that will eliminate sewage overflows.

“We’re excited to be part of this solution that helps East Providence meet its goal of providing efficient and sustainable wastewater service to its residents,” said Bertrand Camus, CEO of United Water. “In addition to improving the facility, we are also proud to have built strong community partnerships throughout the city. The restoration and repaving of the East Bay Bike Path has provided environmental and community benefits for the city.”