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Mobile Gas to Host Community Open House/Tour for Eight Mile Residents

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Mobile Gas to Host Community Open House/Tour for Eight Mile Residents

Mobile, Ala. – June 24, 2016 — Mobile Gas Service Corporation will host a community open house and tour of one its water treatment facilities concerning the Eight Mile mercaptan remediation efforts on Thursday, June 30, 2016.  The community open house/tour is limited to only residents living in Eight Mile.

The tours will be conducted in rotating shifts beginning at 10:00am and ending at 4:00pm.  Eight Mile residents are being asked to sign-up for the community open house/tour at Highpoint Baptist Church (2421 Lott Road, Eight Mile, Ala. 36613) in the church lobby during the following days and hours:

Monday, June 27, 2016 – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 – 10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 – 10:00am – 1:00pm

Those who register for the tour will meet at Highpoint Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall during their designated time.  After a brief presentation, Eight Mile residents will be transported on a passenger van to the water treatment facility where they will receive an explanation of how the system is designed and how it helps to reduce the mercaptan odor in the Eight Mile community. In order to comply with the Court’s order, tour representatives will only be allowed to answer limited questions pertaining only to the water treatment facility.

During the tour, Eight Mile residents are being asked to wear closed toe shoes, due to the rough terrain.

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Media Contact:
Kesshia Davis
Mobile Gas Service Corporation
251-259-1734
kesdavis@mobile-gas.com