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The Sudbury & District Health Unit has lifted the drinking water advisory that came into effect on Saturday, May 28, 2016, for residents of Foleyet who draw their water from the municipal water system.

Bright’s Grove water plant work gets OK

Etobicoke-based Galcon Marine Ltd. has been hired by the Town of Petrolia for repair work at the municipality’s water treatment plant at Bright’s Grove, and at a cost almost $60,000 less than budgeted.

The Water Treatment Plant provides water to approximately 11,000 people in Petrolia and neighbouring communities through a cast iron pipe that draws water from Lake Huron. File photo.

Repairs set to commence this spring

The Town of Petrolia has selected a contractor to take on repair works at the Brights Grove Water Treatment Plant intake. In a report presented at Petrolia’s Jan. 9 council meeting, it was announced that Galcon Marine Ltd. would be awarded the contract.

Both pools at The Centre are currently empty as workers re-grout them. Works on the gymnasium is expected to be finished before Christmas while the pools will re-open in the New Year. Melissa Schilz/The Topic

Pool set to re-open in New Year

The Oil Heritage District Community Centre is currently being overhauled. Works include a brand new gymnasium floor and re-grouting the community pools.