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Sewer Main Cleaning Notification

LRWS has contracted with Underground Pipe Rehab (UPR) to perform sewer main cleaning and televising.  Work in the following areas will begin on August 16, 2016:  Jackson Ave W, Third St W, Shaw Dr, Holly St W, and Poplar St W. 

This work is not expected to cause an interruption of service.  However, as a precautionary measure, please close your toilet lid while contractors are in your area.  If you experience any odors, we suggest running water down your drains to ensure your plumbing traps are working properly.

We appreciate your cooperation as we work to improve our system.  Please feel free to contact LRWS at 943-1006 with any questions or concerns.

Clean Water Around the Globe

Clean Water Around the Globe

We North Americans have unparalleled access to clean water. Clean water is such a given that we have the luxury of judging water based solely on its taste. We can simply assume that our tap water, across this entire continent, is clean and safe to drink. It’s astounding, really. The idea of not being able to find any clean water to drink is almost incomprehensible to us. This is not the case, however, in many other parts of the world.  In fact, 795 million people —one in nine people across the globe— live without access to clean, drinkable water.

As we continue our look at Clean Water, having looked at the history of and process of water treatment and purification in Part 1 and Part 2, this month we will begin to look at some exciting innovations in providing clean water to people who need it.  

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