Pfeifer Well-Field Expansion Moves Forward
- Published on Thursday, 19 September 2013 10:45
Russell Public Works Director Arlyn Unrein said Thursday construction has begun on a pipeline just west of the current Pfeifer Well-Field to connect the city's wells to a new well, formerly the Zimmerman-Leiker Well, now called Well #11.
Unrein lines out the plan.
Unrein said he hopes to be pulling water from that well by the first of the year. That's not where the work to find more water sources ends though, according to Unrein.
Without being able to use Big Creek on a consistent basis lately, Unrein says the Pfeifer Well-Field and any new wells are crucial for Russell's water supply.
Russell remains in a Stage IV Water Emergency, and has been under mandatory water restrictions since November of last year.Read More Local News