Wrangell Sentinel -

By Dan Rudy 

Utilities capabilities on Assembly radar as year nears end


November 16, 2017

At last week’s meeting of the City and Borough Assembly, a number of ongoing infrastructural needs made the agenda.

One item of interest was acquiring a new backup generator to support one of the city’s recently upgraded sewer pump stations. The pump station on Case Avenue is one of two primary stations servicing Wrangell’s waste that were upgraded last year.

In the event of a power failure, Public Works has requested permission to purchase a 175 Kilowatt backup generator capable of running the pump. Currently the department has one smaller generator that provides backup power to its...

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