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By Ashley Parkinson
The Record-Times 

Waterline repair to resume in May

Leak occurred in Harrington last summer


Last updated 2/9/2023 at 11:29am

Courtesy Randy Noble

TD & H engineers worked hard at work restoring the waterline, which was restored on Jan. 20. The repair has taken 6 months total due to delays, weather and paperwork.

HARRINGTON - In July 2022, a concerned property owner contacted Mayor Jess Silhan about a water leak on his property. The leak was found near the railroad tracks at Second and Main Streets and came from the main water line that leads to the city's water tank.

The water was seen bubbling up under the railroad tracks. At first, the leak was a trickle, but it quickly became a more significant issue once the city saw a large discharge of water between the rails of the BNSF siding.

The current water system was installed in the 1930's. Almost 90 years ago, municipal water components were limited...

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