Ironwood water rate increase sparks reaction in Hurley
June 12, 2019
By Bryan Hellios
HURLEY — The Hurley City Council met Tuesday to raise resident’s water rates by a 3% increase to offset the cost passed on by the city of Ironwood.
Robbie Lanctoe, chairperson for the public works, said they have had a lot of phone calls about the “black water.”
“Just all the dirty water we’ve had the last three weeks before this and then they (Ironwood) raise it 2.8%,” he said.
Lanctoe doesn't know what happened to the water quality in Ironwood and said he even asked them for guidance.
“We check our water quarterly and if we d...