Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Water situation manageable heading into processor season


Wrangell continues to brace itself for summertime demand on its treated water, after bottlenecks in production last year led to a critical shortage.

Public Works director Amber Al-Haddad has been keeping the Borough Assembly up to date on conditions at the treatment plant and its reservoirs, and so far reports have been on the positive side. Water in the two reservoirs is close to full, with the upper reservoir down by about two feet.

The biggest worry is that the plant’s primary filtration system – consisting of four large bays of special sand that water passes through – will clog in...

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