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Updated: 08/25/2014 11:54:04AM

North Port upgrades canal structures

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Water control structure 101 divides the Mayakkahatchee Creek near the North Port's water treatment plant, preventing saltwater from traveling upstream into the city's potable water supply. The city's Public Works department repaired and upgraded the old structure, at left, earlier this year, to what is pictured at right.

By IAN ROSS

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NORTH PORT — City Public Works officials say they are bringing North Port’s decades-old water control structures up to present-day standards.

“Most of them were built in the ’60s, and nothing is built to last forever,” said Engineering Division Manager Gerald Babroski. “The steel sheet piling is subject to corrosion; they deteriorate over time.”

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