City water system work underway
Project expands on work started in 2013
Last updated 8/29/2023 at 9:22am
RITZVILLE – Revisions to the city's water distribution system got a later-than-expected start this summer, but the project is finally moving forward.
"The project includes about 5,000 feet of new water main and a dozen or so valve replacements at various intersections throughout town," contractor Ben Varela of Varela and Associates said during a March 7 City Council meeting,.
At that time, he estimated construction would start by early June at a final cost of $2-$2.5 million.
But the project didn't start in June.
Public Works Director Dave Breazeale and Varela had hashed out a design...