From the Westerly News Oct 16,2008
"Coun. Kendal Kelly wondered if the proposed plant is "over-engineered" and too complicated to run.
MacKinnon agreed the district will require highly trained staff to run the system. He also noted there will be a start-up and shut down period of roughly two weeks before and after the water is used. The contract for designing the plant was tendered by the district's engineering firm, Koers and Associates."