Major improvements at sewer treatment facility

Officials have announced there will be a groundbreaking on Monday{}for $17 million in improvements at the Warwick sewer treatment facility, including flood protection measures.

Financing for the projec came through the state's low-interest revolving loan program,

The event will be held Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Warwick Sewer Authority and mark the beginning of construction for improvements to the levee that surrounds the facility and was breached during the March 2010 floods,

Construction will also begin on a new system that removes phosphorous from wastewater.