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Tuesday
Oct152013

50 Year Old Collapsed Clay Pipe Replaced

Crews working for the Pearl River County Utility Authority are excavating a sewer main in order to replace a broken section of pipe. The 50 year old Clay pipe had collapsed and was causing the street to sink. The Utility Authority has secured a six million dollar loan from the state that will allow for repairs of the old sewer lines. The scope of work is being prepared by our engineer's and work should begin sometime in mid 2014.

The PRCUA owns and operates the sewer collection system in Picayune consisting of 60 lift stations and close to ninety miles of underground sewer lines.They also operate a new Wastewater treatment plant and a sewer treatment lagoon located on Airport Rd.