Water supply board

Lorraine Joubert, director of the Nonpoint Source Education for Municipal Officials program at URI, speaks during a May 5 meeting.

NORTH SMITHFIELD – Expert Lorraine Joubert has told members of the Water Supply Review Committee that she did not agree with a decision to exempt industrial and commercial areas from the town’s water supply overlay district back in 2020.

“It’s like having a hospital zone but prohibiting hospitals, so I don’t understand how that would have any benefit of adopting a rule but then exempting the potential violators,” said Joubert, director of the Nonpoint Source Education for Municipal Officials program at the University of Rhode Island, during a May 5 meeting.

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I thought the present town administrator for NS was Paul Zwolenski…..not Ezovski….


Ah…you have since added the word…former! Thanks!

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