Smart City initiative kick off in Evansville

Evansville's Smart City initiative will kick off this afternoon.

Calling it a 'water meter replacement celebration', Mayor Lloyd Winnecke, Water & Sewer Utility officials and members of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 136 will help unveil the project.

The initiative is an attempt to improve the city's energy, water and network infrastructure by replacing meters that are more than five years old.

Local contractors and engineering firms will be used to perform the installation and upgrades.

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