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Wrangell water update


WRANGELL — The water situation remains well in hand as the traditionally high demands of summer get underway.

Public Works director Amber Al-Haddad reported both reservoirs to be in good supply, helped along by rainfall earlier this week. After a hot, dry spell at the month’s start, the upper of the city’s two reservoirs had dropped by around three feet, she said. The change in weather has since brought about a reversal of that.

“We’re looking pretty good,” Al-Haddad said.

Following an emergency shortage brought about by production difficulties in 2016 and a reservoir level scar...

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