Ohio EPA has issued a $996,354 zero-interest loan to Pike Water Inc. to help construct the Potts Hill Rd. waterline extension between Twin and Paxton townships in Ross County.
The project is expected to provide a safe, continuous public supply of potable water to approximately 42 residences in the area and improve water supply pressures to approximately 36 existing system customers who currently experience low delivery pressures during peak hours.
The project includes the installation of waterlines; a new 183,000 gallon storage tank near the intersection of Potts Hill Rd. and Mitchell Rd.; residential services with related valves and hydrants; and a booster station building near the intersection of Potts Hill Rd. and SR 772.
Ohio EPA staff worked closely with Pike Water Inc. officials and its consultant to minimize tree loss and avoid streams and wetlands that could have been impacted during installation of this rural water line.