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Celebrate $50 million upgrade to Point Pleasant Water Treatment Plant

November 15, 2017 -

When: 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17

Where: Point Pleasant Water Treatment Plant, 80 Sunny Acres Rd.

Who: Jim Keech, President and CEO of Utilities Kingston and special guests: Mayor Bryan Paterson; Gerard Hunt, CAO of the City of Kingston; Utilities Kingston staff; contractors North American Construction Ltd., J.L. Richards & Associates Ltd. and CH2M Hill Inc.; and invited residents.

What: Ribbon-cutting and facility tour to celebrate completion of $50 million in upgrades that have significantly increased the capacity of Point Pleasant Water Treatment Plant.

This event marks the completion of the $50 million upgrades to the Point Pleasant Water Treatment Plant that have increased the plant's capacity from 45 million litres per day to 80 million litres per day and include:

  • New filters, high lift pumping station and chlorination facility for increased plant capacity
  • New instrumentation and controls, which improve our ability to monitor water quality
  • Process improvements for more efficient operation of the facility
  • Additional on-site storage and an enhanced maintenance facility

This upgrade to community infrastructure supports Kingston's future growth and economic development.

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Media contact: For more information contact 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

About Utilities Kingston: Utilities Kingston operates multiple utilities through a single service structure, allowing it to deliver cost savings and customer service excellence. The company is unique in Ontario, combining water, wastewater, gas and electrical services, and broadband fibre optics in one company. Trusted by customers to deliver reliable utilities for more than 150 years, employees are proud to provide personal, responsive services.

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