SHERBURNE – After years of planning, securing, financing and construction, the Village of Sherburne’s water system upgrade is nearing completion.
In the early 1980s, the Village Board voted to upgrade both the sewer and the water systems. The sewer project was tackled first, and the project was completed in 2000. Now, the village is in the process of completing the water project, originally budgeted for $5.45 million.
According to Village Mayor William Acee, the project included upgrading the system’s storage capacity from 125,000 gallons to 600,000 gallons. “We needed more water on hand,” Acee said. In addition, the village added two new wells during the water project upgrades, providing additional supply and capacity.