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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.


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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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