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New Bern may lower water bills

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NEW BERN, N.C. - New Bern residents may see lower water bills after a water main project on Neuse Boulevard was completed more than $200,000 under budget.

Though it's not a guarantee, Mayor Dana Outlaw said the project's savings and the new water main will increase the water department's savings.

High savings and low expenses for the water department could mean lower bills.

"There's a lot of unknowns when you start digging a hole in the middle of Neuse Boulevard," Mayor Outlaw said. "We were able to navigate through that without any unforeseen expenses that would really put this project over the budget."
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