It's back on! BCWA completes Cross Bay Pipeline repair

Project came in on budget and on time, executive director says; next step is new $37 million proejct

By Ted Hayes
Posted 11/15/19

Seven months after its Cross Bay Pipeline sprung a leak, Bristol County Water Authority officials flipped a switch at the Port of Providence Friday morning and water once again started flowing through …

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