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Monroe Breaks Ground On Water Treatment Expansion And Refurbishment

Monroe Mayor Friday Ellis speaks at the groundbreaking of the Monroe Water Treatment Expansion project

The City of Monroe broke ground today on a water plant expansion project. The current water treatment plant has a  capacity of 18 to 20 million gallons per day. The expansion will add about 8 to 10 million gallons per day of drinking water. The expansion will happen at the treatment facility property on Park Avenue.

The current treatment facility will be upgraded during the $46 million expansion. The plant serves Monroe and areas outside of the city limits purchase water from the plant. 

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.