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Columbus Water Works president, Robert Tant, dies

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News Leader 9 has learned Columbus Water Works President, Robert Tant, has died. 

Friends and family tell us Tant died Monday morning after enduring a long battle with cancer. 

He was 65. 

Tant began his career with the Atlanta Water Works in 1965 and had been with the Columbus Water Works since his start as Special Project Coordinator in 1979.

Tant became president of the Columbus Water Works in 2009 after serving several years as Executive Vice President and Director of Strategic Planning. 

Not to mention, Tant served in several leadership roles in the community and the industry including serving on the Board of Directors of the Chattahoochee River Keeper, United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley and the North Columbus Rotary Club. 

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest developments on funeral arrangements once they become available. 

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