Water, soil and hospital fill Assembly's plate Tuesday
March 15, 2018
Three big issues weighed heavily upon the Wrangell Assembly’s agenda Tuesday; impending crises with the city’s water supply, its hospital’s financial stability, and the state’s site selection for a monofill to house treated lead-contaminated soil extracted from the former Byford junkyard.
• Water crisis
The city entered its highest watch level for water conservation Tuesday, after learning that its two reservoirs only have about 30 or so days’ worth of raw reserves.
(see adjoining story) Reservoir levels have reached a low point after an unusually cold, dry winter, with little...