Elm Street residences to get updated water line connections
September 19, 2018
By Sean C. Morgan
Of The New Era
The Sweet Home City Council last week approved a project to abandon an old 2-inch water main along the eastern end of Elm Street and move service connections there to a previously installed replacement line.
Decades ago, when the city installed 4-inch and 6-inch water mains in the area around the eastern end of Elm Street, it didn't move service connections from the older 2-inch lines.
The city has about 170 service connections to 2-inch lines that were replaced but not abandoned at the time of construction, said Public Works Director Greg Springman during...