Minot Residents Asked To Limit Water Usage.

Minot residents asked to limit water usage for 24 hours 

Minot residents are being asked to limit water usage for a 24-hour period beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, July 26, as crews complete a major water line connection at the City’s Water Treat-ment Plant.  Residents are asked to limit their usage of municipal water, including not watering lawns, be-tween 6 a.m.  Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday.  Public Works Director Dan Jonasson said workers are ready to complete the hook up of a new water line from the Sundre well field into the treatment plant. The five wells in the Sundre well field southeast of Minot provide approximately 68% of the raw water that is treated at the water treatment plant.  “Making this final connection is the culmination of more than a year’s worth of work, and we’ll make every effort to complete this tie-in as quickly as we can,” Jonasson said. “We appreciate the public’s assistance in limiting water usage while we have the water plant off-line so we can maintain an adequate municipal water supply in case we have an emergency. ”The $13.5 million project included constructing a new 2 million gallon storage reservoir and a booster pump station near the Sundre well field, and installing miles of new pipeline that bring raw water from the aquifer to the treatment plant. Approximately 65% of the project cost will be paid for by the State Water Commission.

On The Air With KCJB

On The Air With KCJB

Want to know more about On The Air With KCJB? Get their official bio, social pages & articles on 91 Classic Country KCJB! Read more


Content Goes Here