Public Works responds to leak in water valve
September 19, 2019
A portion of Haugen Dr. near the Petersburg Public Library was blocked off on Monday while crews repaired a bad water valve.
While trying to track a potable water leak at the Presbyterian Church property on Friday, Public Works staff closed off a valve in the Haugen Dr. and 2nd St. intersection, according to Public Works Director Chris Cotta. The valve then began to leak. Because work to repair the valve would take place next to a state street, the borough spent Friday coordinating with the state and began work Monday.
"It wasn't a really serious leak," said Cotta. "It was just kind of wel...