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Bessemer council addresses water line concerns


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BESSEMER — The Bessemer City Council voted Monday evening to file a letter of intent with the state’s Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund, which the city expects to provide funding in relation to the required replacement of lead components within the city’s private water lines.

The action follows a Jan. 20 vote by the council to accept the terms of the Escanaba office of C2AE, which will handle the private property component of the 2021 Bessemer utility project.

The 2021 project, which will be funded in large part by a grant and loan package from the Unit...