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Infrastructure at treatment plant


The City of Saint John operates and manages over 513.3 km of water transmission and distribution piping.  Transmission mains are the large-diameter pipes that move water from raw water sources to the treatment facilities, and also to small-diameter pipes that feed water to homes, businesses, and industrial customers. These pipes undergo an annual flushing program to maintain the best possible water quality. Also, Saint John Water undertakes several capital improvement projects every year to improve existing infrastructure and build new infrastructure like underground piping and facility upgrades.