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Laurel enters the final phase of its drinking water repairs

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

The Laurel City Council voted to complete the final stage of it's drinking water pipeline project Tuesday. 

The city will take out a low interest loan to finish making improvements to the city's dilapidated water system. The first phase of the project started in 2009.

City officials say once the project is complete, nearly 60 thousand feet of water lines in the city will be fairly new. The second and final phase of the project will be start this summer.

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