June 24, 2015 04:06 PM

The Suffolk County Water Authority this week began work on a 2,150-foot water main extension that will soon serve residents of The Meadows mixed-use development just west of William Floyd Parkway in Yaphank.

The new water main, made of 12" ductile iron pipe, will extend west from existing water main on William Floyd Parkway and south from Yaphank Woods Boulevard. The water main project is expected to be completed this week.

"We’re proud to bring a supply of safe and constantly tested drinking water to Yaphank’s newest residents," said SCWA Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey W. Szabo.

Pictured is Suffolk County Water Authority Director of Communications Tim Motz and Pipeline/Paving Inspector Jeremy Brandt at the construction site of The Meadows in Yaphank this week.

The Suffolk County Water Authority is an independent public-benefit corporation operating under the authority of the Public Authorities Law of the State of New York. Serving approximately 1.2 million Suffolk County residents, the Authority operates without taxing power on a not-for-profit basis.

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