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Health Dept. gives Ocean Springs water its highest rating

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) -

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) – The City of Ocean Springs is living up to its name. The city's water system has received a perfect rating from the Mississippi Department of Health.

It's the sixth year in a row that the city has received the perfect rating.

"This is not accomplished by accident, but by dedicated employees both within my department and City Hall's Water Billing Department," said Andre' Kaufman, Director of Public Works, City of Ocean Springs.

The rating is based on a technical, managerial and financial review. The City received a perfect score in each category with the system attaining an overall capacity rating of 5.0/5.0.

"The perfect rating of our water system is a clear indicator of the quality of employees in the Public Works Department and the Water Billing Department," said Mayor Connie Moran. "We are very proud to offer this quality of service to our citizens."

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