New Well No. 8 coming online soon
Ritzville has a history when it comes to wells
Last updated 5/2/2023 at 11:17am
RITZVILLE – Stroll the paved path through the fairgrounds and above the baseball fields and you'll spot an orange traffic cone sitting atop a large spigot. That's the upper terminus of Well No. 8 - the newest in a long line of city wells.
Completed last December, Well No. 8 should be online sometime this year, according to city Public Works Director Dave Breazeale.
The cost to drill the well totaled $1,983,287, and Breazeale said he expects an additional $2 million will be needed to build a well house and finish the project.
The new well was drilled 100 feet away from old Well No. 8, w...