Two of three Smithfield water districts might merge

Two of three Smithfield water districts might merge

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MITHFIELD - Three unrelated water systems have traditionally served town residents, but it's possible that before long that number will drop to two.

At its April 16 meeting, the Town Council voted to seek enabling legislation that would permit combining the municipal water system with the East Smithfield Water District, a chartered nonprofit that maintains its own pipelines and is separate from town government.


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