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Palouse works to repair water main leaks

 

September 16, 2021

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PALOUSE - Two water leaks and a broken sprinkler valve are being repaired in Palouse.

On Mohr Street, a galvanized water pipe is leaking underground.

"There's been some leaks and they put bands on it," said public works Director Mike Wolf. "We're going to dig it up and put in a new ... line."

A water leak developed on West Main at the pool parking lot entrance. Wolf said it looks like a service line coming off the main.

"Until you dig it up you don't know," he said.

A brown area of grass on West Main Street led public works to determine a sprinkler valve was broken. They were trying to get...



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