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Scotts Hill Board to Discuss the Bath Springs Plant

The city of Scotts Hill is studying ways of upgrading.
Photo by Steve Corlew / Lexington Progress

Article by Steve Corlew-

The Scotts Hill Board of Aldermen will hold a work session, Thursday, March 2nd, to discuss the Bath Springs water filter plant.

The meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. at the city hall conference room.

For the past several months the city has been evaluating and discussing way to improve its water system.

Randy McKinnon of TLM Associates, an engineering and architectural firm from Jackson, said it could cost around $5.5 million to add a well and make improvements to the Bath Spring’s plant. He met with the board in February and gave them preliminary cost for the improvements.

The city currently has two wells in Bath Springs. In January, the board approved exploring the cost of adding a third well to help the southern portion of the system. The system currently has two water plants, one in Scotts Hill and another in Bath Springs. The board is concerned about growth in the Bath Springs area as well as the strain caused by the recent events over the Christmas Holidays. At that time the…

For complete coverage, see the March 1st edition of The Lexington Progress.

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