Water loss in aging utility systems is a growing concern.
Rockwood is putting water losses at a costly 35 percent of what it produces, but Kingston and Harriman have dealt with them, too.
Of them all, Kingston seems to have made the quickest turnaround.
City Manager Jim Pinkerton, who is also over the city’s water department, said 10 years ago the water loss was as high as 50 to 60 percent of the water treated.
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