Water main work to start in May
Council receives update on project
Last updated 3/14/2023 at 8:26am
RITZVILLE — The City Council was updated on water-distribution upgrades during its Tuesday, March 7 meeting.
Ben Varela of Varela Engineering and Management discussed bidding for a water distribution system.
He explained the project will include about 5,000 feet of new water mains and a dozen valve replacements throughout the city.
It will continue a project begun more than a decade ago, he said, estimating the total cost for the extended distribution system at $2-$2.5 million.
He said he expects construction to start in late May and to continue through the end of September.
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