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New Lee County water treatment plant open, supplies clean water

Making sure the water you drink is clean, a facility almost a decade in the making will pump water to faucets in Lee County. WINK News explored the upgrades this local plant is using to make sure the water residents use at home is safe.

The Green Meadows Water Treatment Plant in Lee County became operational Monday and will soon send water to 60,000 homes.

Clean drinking water is a top concern for Fitzgerald.

Cutting edge technology inside the new water treatment plant in Lee County is helping keep drinking water safe. The water won’t taste any different, and it won’t cost residents of Lee County more money. The different forms of treatment being used at the new Green Meadows plant are using less chemicals and are almost more cost-efficient for the facility.

Project Manager Hank Barroso was one of those who cut the ribbon on the $75 million facility on Monday.