Upper reservoir dam hot topic at borough assembly
August 30, 2018
About a week ago, according to Director of Public Works and Capital Facilities Amber Al-Haddad, water seepage was found in the upper reservoir dam at Wrangell’s water treatment facility. She came before the Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday evening to bring them up to speed on the situation.
The seepage was located in the east end of the dam, and while Al-Haddad said the dam always maintained a wet consistency, the amount of water was higher than usual in this area. Al-Haddad said that once it was discovered, a series of weirs were built at the seepage locations to track the leaks. She sa...