Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Water plant pricing lowered, easier to swallow


The city should be better prepared to meet its water needs this summer, the Borough Assembly learned last week.

City manager Jeff Jabusch brought members up to speed on where Wrangell Public Works stands with its water plant situation.

Last July the community was put into a state of high anxiety when its supply of potable water was reduced to less than half a tank, while the water treatment plant was unable to keep up with demand. A longstanding problem with the system has been its filtration method, relying on slow sand filtration. Maintenance needs exacerbated by high turbidity in the wat...

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