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Montreal council discusses resolving water system problems, hydrant maintenance

 

September 11, 2019

Kim E. Strom/Daily Globe

Aging fire hydrants in the city like this one off Wisconsin 77 in Montreal are being replaced at the rate of at least one per year.

By KIM E. STROM

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MONTREAL - The Montreal City Council discussed the progress of resolving water system issues within the city at its meeting Tuesday. The rehabilitation of pumps and reopening of well No. 5 are on the docket next for repair.

According to Mayor Erik Guenard, the total well rehabilitation project will cost the city approximately $123,000. "That's a conservative estimate," said Guenard in a phone interview post meeting.

"We're looking at replacing infrastructure and wells and then hoping to sell that water to the city of Hurley, hopefully by the end o...



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