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Wakefield to have transformer installed


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WAKEFIELD — After going unnoticed for nearly 20 years, a transformer will soon be installed in pump No. 2, one of the city’s three variable-frequency drives, at the main lift station in the City of Wakefield.

City officials were made aware the transformer was not installed in the pump during work to upgrade the main lift station this summer, said Mayor Dale White at Monday’s city council meeting. He said the transformer was supposed to have been installed during the original construction of the lift station decades ago.

“Pump 2 is notorious for failin...

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