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4/3/2013 7:35:00 PM
City begins short term water fix
By Michelle Charles Journal Staff Writer


Residents in the seasonally parched area of Stillwater people at City Hall refer to as the Southwest Pressure Zone should begin to see some relief this summer.

The city's water department has been working on both long and short term fixes that are currently under development.

The council acting as Trustees of the Stillwater Utilities Authority recently heard about plans to buy 18 miles of 20 feet wide easement and seven real acres at a cost of $6.8 million for the project.

The SUA will eventually spend about $60 million when the multi-year, multi-phase plan has been completed.

Costs will be spread out over the construction period to save money, SUA Director Dan Blankenship said. Construction of the longterm fix will begin sometime in 2014.

The SUA is about to start construction on a very short-term project that will boost pressure this summer by connecting two 16 inch water mains along Country Club Rd.

A 12 inch jumper line will be bored under the road and provide additional flow to the main feeding the Southwest Pressure Zone.

Two relief valves will also be installed on the southeast corner of the same intersection to provide better water flow through fire hydrants.

The $400,000 project is expected to be complete before the end of June and its construction shouldn't affect traffic on Country Club Rd., Program Manager Eric Fladie said.





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