The plan, calling for additional estimated expenditures of more than $15 million over the next 10 years, is seen as a crucial commitment to retaining the Riverhead Water District as an independent public water supplier.
Riverhead Water District rates and fees have gone up, effective Aug. 1, under new schedules approved by the town board last week.
Sole bid for treatment system to clean up contaminated well approved by town board; $522,500 project budget set
Facilities required to remove the contaminant perchlorate from Riverhead Water District’s well 16, one of the district's newest facilities, has a price tag of more than half a million dollars. The town board approved the $522,500 project budget and awarded a $279,516 bid last night.
One of Riverhead Water District’s newest wells offline, needs costly system to remove contaminant perchlorate
The $2.2 million well 16 in Calverton, a critical supply well completed in 2011, needs treatment system that will cost Riverhead up to $555,000. A public hearing on the expenditure is scheduled for Jan. 6 at 2:10 p.m.