The City of Lancaster, KY held a ribbon cutting July 6, 2011 to mark the completion of the Phase III Water System Improvements Project. Bell Engineering provided design and construction services for the project which replaced sections of the downtown water system which frequently experienced water leaks and breakages. Approximately 19,300 L.F. of PVC water line was installed improving service to approximately 266 customers. The project was fully funded by an RD loan and grant package. Dignitaries in attendance at the event included U.S. Representative Ben Chandler; State Representative Lonnie Napier; Mayor Brenda Powers, City of Lancaster; Tom Fern, Rural Development State Director and Vernon Brown, Rural Utilities Service Program Director.