Construction to begin on water treatment plant in South Los Angeles
A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the 99th Street Pumping Station in South Los Angeles on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES, SEPTEMBER 9, 2016 -- In the the last step in a citywide project to improve water quality, construction will begin soon on a new water treatment facility at the 99th Street Pumping Station complex in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Green Meadow.
Construction is expected to be completed in November 2018, according to a Southern California Public Radio station . The 2,300-square-foot plant, estimated to cost $19.1 million, is part of a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power project to replace the use of chlorine in the treatment of drinking water with chloramine, a combination of chlorine and ammonia.
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