Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Left in a lurch

City anticipates job to be done in two weeks
One of the two holes on Third Avenue Northeast
across from the Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre
is seen the week of March 21, 2016.
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

By Lisa Goudy

The contractor the City of Moose Jaw hired to rehabilitate the water feeder line walked away from the project.

"We've had issues and concerns and in the end, they decided not to finish the work," said Colin Prang, manager of engineering.

As a result, there are two large holes on Third Avenue Northeast. The project, referred to as the East Feeder Water Line, encompasses replacing the 4.2 kilometres of the 20-inch steel water line that was installed in the 1950s. That line has had four breaks in the last two years, said Prang.

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