Councilors Approve Project to Eliminate Rusty Water at Local Homes

Published 07/17 2012 12:28PM

Updated 07/17 2012 07:15PM

    Residents of one area of Wichita Falls who say they've been receiving rusty, brown-colored city water in their homes should soon no longer have that problem.
    That's after city councilors approved a project that will replace deteriorated piping on Buchanan Street, from Avenue H to 10th Streets.
    Officials say they've received numerous complaints from residents in that area.
    They say they've been receiving brown-colored water was coming through their home faucets.
    The project will cost about $600-thousand.
    It will replace deteriorated cast iron water mains with new PBC pipes.
    City officials say this won't fix all the water problems in the city, but it's a step in the right direction.

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