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Wakefield to replace master water meter


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WAKEFIELD — The city of Wakefield plans to replace the master water meter that supplies the Gogebic Range Water Authority after learning that it is failing to calibrate correctly.

The city is the primary water source for the GRWA, which supplies at least 57 million gallons of water annually. The city uses a water meter that is similar to the ones residents have in their homes, according to mayor Dale White. White said that when it was inspected by city staff in October, it was discovered that it is not operating as designed.

“After further research, t...