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Water treatment plant for Security nearly complete


Last updated 10/13/2020 at 2:59pm

Karin Hill

Crews under contract with the U.S. Air Force recently worked on Security Boulevard right in front of the water district's office to install pipeline for the new water treatment facility.

There is about $60 million worth of work being done between the water and wastewater systems in Security right now.

But officials say Security tap water is safe to drink now, even without that new infrastructure.

"I do it every day," said Roy Heald, general manager for the Security Water and Sanitation Districts.

The roughly $30 million water treatment facility – designed to eliminate perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) from the groundwater after contamination by firefighting foam used at Peterson Air Force Base – is well under way. The installation of pipeline underground is roughly 95 per...

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