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Proud Partner of The Blanchard River Pump Station Project

The Blanchard River Pump Station is officially operational and in service. A ribbon cutting last week celebrated all those who helped the project come to fruition, including all the local residents impacted by the construction.

Construction of the pump station and seven-mile-long waterline connecting the two villages began in June of 2018 following years of visualising the project and months of negotiations between officials of Leipsic and Gilboa, as well as Blanchard and Monterey Townships, through which the waterline passes. According to Leipsic Village Administrator Justin Barnhart, the impetus for the project came from continued industrial growth within the Village of Leipsic, particularly a $400 million expansion at PRO-TEC Coating Company.

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