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PRESS RELEASE      
August 30, 2016
For Immediate Release
Dave Bienemann
Municipal Arborist
Email: dave.bienemann@hamilton-oh.gov
Phone: 513-785-7285

Chad Brown
Associate Civil Engineer
Email: chad.brown@hamilton-oh.gov
Phone: 513-785-7206
UPDATE - Highland Park Water Main Project Tree Removal Begins
Hamilton, Ohio - In preparation for the upcoming City of Hamilton Highland Park Water Main Replacement Project, Wilson Tree and Landscaping will begin removing trees and shrubs located within public rights-of-way in the Project area on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Trees and shrubs on private properties that extend into the Project work area may also require pruning or removal.

Streets impacted by this project include:
  • Park Avenue between Highland Avenue and Parkview Avenue
  • Parkview Avenue between Park Avenue and Lawrence Avenue
  • Lawrence Avenue between Park Avenue and Dick Avenue
  • Helma Avenue between Park Avenue and Dick Avenue
  • Lawn Avenue between Highland Avenue and Dick Avenue
  • Highland Avenue between Park Avenue and Eaton Avenue
Trees and shrubs will be identified for removal if their root systems are likely to be significantly compromised during construction. Customers will receive a door hanger from the Municipal Arborist prior to pruning or removal of trees and shrubs. 

Customers that would like a replacement tree may contact Municipal Arborist Dave Bienemann at 513.785.7285 or via email at dave.bienemann@hamilton-oh.gov. Replacement trees are available at no charge and will be planted in spring 2017.

The Highland Park portion of the 2016 Miscellaneous Water Main Replacement Project includes replacement of approximately 1.6 miles of aging cast iron water mains and 13 fire hydrants, and reconnecting approximately 170 water services. The Project is designed to maintain reliable water service and help ensure adequate fire protection for local customers.

Project construction is expected to continue through the end of 2016. The City of Hamilton apologizes for any inconvenience created by this improvement project. 

Additional information on the Highland Park Water Main Replacement Project is available by contacting Associate Civil Engineer Chad Brown at 513.785.7206 or via email at chad.brown@hamilton-oh.gov.
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About Hamilton, OhioLocated on the Great Miami River in the heart of the Cincinnati-Dayton metroplex, Hamilton is a historically-significant city with approximately 63,000 residents. Home to Miami University Hamilton and the County Seat of Butler County, Hamilton is the area center for government, finance and industry. Known for its unparalleled art, cultural & recreational activities, Hamilton is continually expanding its quality of life offerings. An award winning community, Hamilton was the recipient of the 2010 & 2015 Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting "Best Water in the World" award, the winner of the 2012 "Best of the Best" award by the Ohio Section of the American Water Works Association, the prestigious 2010 Public Gas System Achievement Award and five consecutive Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Platinum level awards. Additionally, the Hamilton City School District was named The National School District of Character for 2012. For more information, please visit www.hamilton-city.org.