Efforts to get clean water to local airport move forward

SALISBURY, Md. – The Salisbury Regional Airport and surrounding areas are now one step closer to getting clean drinking water as the county is moving forward with plans to bring city water to this region.

The bids are officially out to contractors to expand six miles of Salisbury city water from Wor-Wic Community College to the airport and nearby business park where the Wicomico County Humane Society is located.

It’s a move that’s been nearly two years in the making since right now these areas have to get bottled water shipped in.

Although, it’s not just going to provide much needed clean water to the area, it’s also going to help with future development too.

“It will also help with fire suppression so hanger size is limited out at the airport right now, so by providing water that will assist in allowing us to put in larger hangers which will help draw corporate jets,” explains Weston Young of Wicomico County Executive’s Office.

The county is planning to accept contractor bids by early August and then it will take about a year or so of construction until its complete.

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