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Outlook not so good as water shortage continues


The city requests residents continue to think conservatively about their water use as a Stage I water watch remains in effect.

First issued on February 23 due to diminishing water reserves in the town’s two reservoirs, the conditions thought to have contributed to the decline are expected to continue well into spring.

Wrangell’s treated water supply is sourced from a pair of reservoirs, with the plant drawing from the lower of the two. Their maximum capacity has been estimated at a combined 56,700,000 gallons, though the build-up of sediment in the lower reservoir over the years is grad...

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