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Monroe Breaks Ground On Water Treatment Expansion And Refurbishment

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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.