Maine CDC Press Release

May 2, 2014

Gardiner Drinking Water Improvement Project Pushes Funding Past $200 Million Mark

Fed, State Officials on Hand to Recognize Important Milestone

When: Monday, May 5

Where: City Council Chambers, 6 Church Street, Gardiner

Time: 1 p.m.

Overview: Curt Spaulding Administrator for the New England Region of the Environmental Protection Agency, Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew, Maine Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho, legislators, local representatives from Mane’s congressional delegation, local water district representatives and representatives from the Maine CDC’s Drinking Water Program will all be on hand to showcase planned improvements to the Gardiner Water District and celebrate over $200 million in investments to improve public drinking water since 1997.

A brief presentation will begin at 1 p.m., with opportunities for additional interviews after the event.

May 4-10 is recognized nationally as Drinking Water Week.