“With these improvements, we won’t have to worry about them for another 40 or 50 years, hopefully, unless Mother Nature does something unusual.”
MLD is funded by ratepayers within the city. It has long been considered one of the most affordable utilities in the nation.
Mayor Donald Kasprzak said it is important to keep the aging system upgraded.
“We’ve recognized the need to do this, and fortunately we’ve been prudent enough to plan for this to make these upgrades affordable so we can realize the benefit of them,” he said.
“This is going to make the system more reliable and efficient for the foreseeable future.”
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