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Pump motor eludes city

Residents still asked to conserve water

HARRINGTON — Residents in city limits are still asked to conserve water as Mayor Joe Armand is scrambling to find a permanent solution to fix its water pump on Well No. 3 that failed Tuesday, May 21.

As of a conversation with the newspaper Monday, June 3, Armand was mulling whether it’s more cost effective to replace the motor on the failed pump or “pull everything off” and put in a new submersible pump.

“There’s at least a seal (on the failed pump) that’s going to have to be replaced,” Armand said.

The City declared a state of emergency and still hopes residents will conserve water use, as th...


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