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Odd city pump station to get rehab

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When floodwaters rise, everyone’s toilet still works — but only because one worker takes a boat to a submerged pump station and keeps the sewers running.

That lonely but critical station, the North Ferry Street Pump Station, is getting $780,000 in upgrades this year, including pumps that can operate even when submerged.

But someone will still stand watch over them when the Mohawk River floods, sewer treatment plant Chief Operator James Versocki said.

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