Crews abandon digging in search of BCWA pipeline leak

Most likely option now is to slipline existing leaky pipe, but questions remain

By Ted Hayes
Posted 5/14/19

Crews hired by the Bristol County Water Authority have abandoned their digging in search of a leak in the BCWA's cross bay pipeline, and are now looking at whether the leaky pipe can be lined instead …

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