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By Dan Rudy 

Water situation back to normal


August 24, 2017

Public Works changed its summertime water management conservation level back to normal last week, ending a month of minor restrictions.

Up until last Friday, users of Wrangell’s water utility have been advised to use less water starting in mid-July, when the city entered the first of a three-stage response status. Better water management has been a key issue with the city this year, with an emergency response plan formally adopted in April.

Last summer demand outpaced the water treatment plant’s ability to supply, prompting the borough manager to declare a state of emergency that July...

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