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Bessemer to supply water for Wakefield, GRWA

By P.J. GLISSON

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GOGEBIC COUNTY — A meeting of the minds on Tuesday resulted in the unprecedented decision to facilitate the temporary transfer of water from the city of Bessemer to surrounding communities that have been under a water boil advisory for more than a week.

The city of Wakefield traditionally supplies water — via the Gogebic Range Water Authority — to Wakefield city and township, Bessemer Township and Ironwood Township.

However, on April 26, Wakefield city officials began issuing regular advisories for GRWA water system users to boil water due to the presenc...

 
 
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