Dunkirk Water Heading West

It’s time to turn the tap.

The North Chautauqua County Water District has completed their first phase of the capital project to create a regional water system.

To officially celebrate the beginning of the transmission of water from the City of Dunkirk all the way to the village of Brocton and in-between to the towns of Portland, Pomfret and Dunkirk, a “Turn on the Tap” event has been set for Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. at the town of Portland water tank and new pump station located approximately 5 1/2 miles west of the city of Dunkirk on Route 5 near the Parkview Lane crossroad.

The event will include state, county and local representatives as well as district engineers Clark Patterson Lee and Kandey construction company.