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Temporary water restrictions in place after weekend ban

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson’s emergency outdoor water ban is over, but temporary restrictions will remain in place indefinitely to conserve the city’s vulnerable water supply.
Many residents were surprised — and some angered — after city officials announced F…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Temporary water restrictions in place after weekend ban

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson’s emergency outdoor water ban is over, but temporary restrictions will remain in place indefinitely to conserve the city’s vulnerable water supply.
Many residents were surprised — and some angered — after city officials announced F…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Worthington watering ban lifted

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A non-essential watering ban that has been in effect in Worthington for the last several months was lifted Monday afternoon by the Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission.

The commission opted to cease the ban until …continue reading on dglobe.com

Record-setting usage leads Dickinson to ban use of outdoor water

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

There will be no running through the sprinklers to cool off in Dickinson this weekend.
Dickinson officials have issued a ban on all outdoor water use over the weekend after a day of record-setting usage left the city’s systems strained.
City Admi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Record-setting usage leads Dickinson to ban use of outdoor water

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson officials have issued a mandatory ban on all outdoor water over the weekend after a record-setting day for water usage left the city’s systems strained.

City Administrator Shawn Kessel said Dickinson used 5.7 million gallons of water Thu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Record-setting usage leads Dickinson to ban use of outdoor water

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson officials have issued a mandatory ban on all outdoor water over the weekend after a record-setting day for water usage left the city’s systems strained.

City Administrator Shawn Kessel said Dickinson used 5.7 million gallons of water Thu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Down the pipes: City of New England seeks to improve water, sewage

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

NEW ENGLAND — Water in New England doesn’t flow. It seeps.
Some of the water infrastructure is so dated that copper pipes that used to be four inches wide have corroded to only two inches.
The city’s water and sewer systems were built in 1947…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ADVICE: Conserving water, now and later

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Will Walter

Mitchell Technical Institute

In early June, I attended the National Farm/Ranch Business Management Education Association conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. Although moisture conditions were favorable across Nebraska, Wyoming and…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lake Ocheda survey seeks input

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A new online survey has been developed to collect public input on Lake Ocheda, from rating satisfaction of the lake’s quality to use of the lake and how people wish to see it improved.
The survey, at http://bit.ly/1kUZ1Iy, was deve…continue reading on dglobe.com

Holy buckets

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Another round of severe weather pummeled southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa Monday afternoon, with funnel cloud sightings, hail, straightline winds and heavy downpours of rain reported across the region.

On the heels of torrent…continue reading on dglobe.com