Congressman Ruiz visits Hemet to discuss major $1.2 million water main replacement project in city

Hemet Officials meet with Congressman Raul Ruiz at the Park Hill Water tank to discuss the city water main replacement project, Jan. 18. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Hemet’s planned Water Main Replacement Project was discussed by Congressman Raul Ruiz with Hemet Mayor Joe Males, City Manager Mark Prestwich and Chief of Police Eddie Pust, at the Park Hill tank site Wednesday, Jan. 18. The project will replace the existing water transmission line, experiencing failures due to deteriorating pipe material. Upgrading the transition line is critical to strengthening the city’s capability to deliver safe, potable and reliable water from the water tanks to the distribution system, according to engineers. Ruiz and the Hemet officials learned the project will ensure continuity of water services for 30,000 Hemet residents and aid fire prevention for the community.Congressman Raul Ruiz, c
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