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Worker Recovers From Fall at Water Plant

Back on the job this week at Plainview Water District plant.

A private contractor who fell about 20 feet while working for the is back on the job, authorities confirmed.

The man while working to install venting devices at the water tank at Plainview's Plant No. 5 on Feb. 14 and was hospitalized. But this week, the man, a supervisor for a private contractor, was back on the job, Water District Commissioner said.

Because the victim suffered back and neck injuries, by Nassau County Police to Nassau University Medical Center's trauma unit.

He suffered an aggravated vertebrae in his back, but has now recovered sufficiently to resume work, Bader said.

The unidentified man was hired as an independent contractor for part of the extensive ongoing work at Plainview's water facilities.

Plainview's Plant No. 5 off Round Swamp Road is a well and storage facility that produces about 40 percent of the district's water. The Water District is implementing a series of significant , Bader said. Independent contractors have been hired to perform certain aspects of the work.

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