Friday, March 5, 2010

Water Authority (BCWA) under scrutiny

EAST BAY — The Bristol County Water Authority (BCWA) is about to have its inner workings closely examined.

In a quest to find answers to soaring water rates and the openness for documentation from a public utility, town council members from Barrington, Bristol and Warren grilled water authority management and the board of the BCWA for hours at a special tri-town meeting Thursday night, Feb. 25 at the Warren Town Hall.

By the end of the meeting each group of councilors approved what was nicknamed the “Marshall Plan,” in reference to Bristol Town Council Chairman Ken Marshall’s plan to create an RFP and put out to bid an efficiency and operations audit of the water authority, looking at its operations from top to bottom.
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