Fort Wayne UV treatment facility dedicated

Oct. 25, 2013

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The $22 million facility was called “an investment in the future” by Mayor Tom Henry.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A $22 million ultraviolet (UV) water treatment facility has been dedicated in Fort Wayne, according to an article on

The new system was called "an investment in the future" by Mayor Tom Henry, who drank the disinfected water from the facility from a champagne glass at the ceremony, the article reported.

While the city still uses chlorine for disinfection according to the article, the amount of the chemical used will now be far reduced.

Read the full article here.

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