Enterprise workers replace century-old water lines

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ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — Enterprise crews are busy replacing water lines, which in some cases are more than a century old.

City water superintendent Alan Mahan said it’s important to replace these old galvanized steel lines that are, in many cases, leaking. Enterprise Water serves more than 40,000 customers both inside the city and the surrounding areas.

“Because of our growth, we’re averaging anywhere from 200, 300 new meters in Enterprise so we’re booming in growth,” Mahan said. “The main on the north side of town has reached a peak.”

The first phase of water line replacement is approximately 25 percent complete.

Mahan also says plans have been set to replace a nearly 60-year-old water tower on the fast-growing north side of the Boll Weevil Circle.

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