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Wrangell to go back on water watch


Photo courtesy of Stephen Prysunka

A dry creek bed, near Wrangell's upper reservoir. Borough officials declared a Stage I water watch last week, in response to ongoing drought conditions across Southeast Alaska.

WRANGELL - The City and Borough of Wrangell went on a water watch for a few weeks back in March. Due to a forecast of insufficient rainfall, and ongoing drought conditions across Southeast Alaska, a water watch has been declared once again. As part of the water watch, there will be a town hall meeting to discuss conservation efforts at the Nolan Center on June 12, at 6 p.m.

This is a Stage I water watch, the lowest that city officials can declare. In a statement on the borough's website, city officials have requested that community members all find ways to conserve water. This includes fixi...

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