A stimulus project aimed at improving water delivery and boost fire protection for homes in southwest Pembroke could get under way soon, city council members have been told.
The project is being funded by a $380,615 Community Development Block Grant grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs. It includes removing existing 1-inch water lines and replacing them with 8-inch lines.
The project is long overdue, city engineer Matt Barrow said at Monday’s city council meeting.
"The lines in that area are inadequate, and on top of that they’re very old lines," he said, noting residents in that neighborhood have complained of brown water.
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