Coal Valley completing Phase 1 of new water meters


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 07, 2012, 11:28 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 07, 2012, 11:31 pm
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By Sarah Hayden, shayden@qconline.com

COAL VALLEY — Installation of new water meters is moving forward, with fewer than 100 homes left to complete in Phase 1 of the three-phase operation.

Ferguson Waterworks is sending letters to all residents, instructing them to call the number on the notice to set up an appointment to have a new water meter installed.

Residents in Phase 1 will receive notices that their water service will be terminated if they do not make an appointment with Ferguson Waterworks. Addresses of people affected by the Phase 1 of installation are online at coalvalleyillinois.org.

















 




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