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Some Residents of Marysville Asked To Conserve Water Thursday

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On Thursday, March 28th, beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. the Marysville Water Department will be shutting water off to install a new Fire Hydrant and Water Main Valves at 16th & Park Place. THIS MAY AFFECT YOUR SERVICE. The areas affected will be Park Place from 13th to 16th. N. 14th from Jayhawk Road to Park Place. N. 16th from ... Read More »

Marysville City Council notes

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The Marysville City Council had their regular end of the month meeting Monday night and it was a busy meeting. Many items were discussed, from the water tower project to the tennis courts to the Recreation Commission and the sales tax increase, among others. A reminder that the sales tax for the city of Marysville will go from 7.3% to 7.9% this Monday ... Read More »

Water and Sewer rates going up for Marysville

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Water and Sewer rates will be going up on the February billing for the city of Marysville as part of the phase to increase the rate to cover the maintenance required for the water and sewer system .  The annual rate increase will mean that the minimum bill of $40.88 for use of 2,500 gallons or less will go up to $43. Updates to ... Read More »

City of Marysville continues water tower project

The City of Marysville will be taking the main water tower, located at 17th and Center, out of service for a while on Tuesday morning, beginning at approximately 9:30 to allow for construction crews to install new valves and piping.  Most residents and businesses won’t notice a difference, but those within several blocks of the water tower will notice lower ... Read More »

Fire hydrants not possible with Gage County Rural Water Project

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Gage County Supervisors were hoping to install fire hydrants and fire truck fill up points along the rural water project near Wymore, however that will not be possible.  According to Ted McIntyre, the project engineer, fire hydrants being added to the line will not be possible because the system was designed for drinking water.  The line will run from just ... Read More »

Water Plant improvement underway in Marysville

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The first phase of the water plant improvement plan is underway in Marysville.  This week they started putting down new 10 inch waterline across from the Marysville water tower on Highway 36 and it will extend from 17th Street westward to 14th Street.  There is a water line currently running under Highway 36 and this project will eliminate that.  There ... Read More »

Wymore Water Project underway

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The Wymore Rural Water Project has begun with construction of the water tower, which is located about 2 miles East of Wymore.  The $4.2 million project will cover 130 miles and supply water to more than 200 people.  Once the tower is completed, which is expected to be the end of this week, workers will start laying pipe to the ... Read More »

Centralia Lake Under Public Health Warning

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Centralia Lake has once again been listed as a lake under a health warning due to toxic blue-green algae. A public health warning indicates that water conditions are unsafe and direct water contact is prohibited.  KDHE will continue to monitor the lakes and will provide updates as conditions warrant. Read More »

The Entire State of Kansas Declared Drought Emergency

Kansas Seeks to Halt Releases from 3 Reservoirs   Brownback says he has allowed pumping from all of the state’s fishing lakes to water livestock. Kansas has now declared all 105 counties in a drought emergency, with crop losses projected at $1.5 billion.   This status triggers the Kansas Water Office and Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism to ... Read More »

Centralia Lake Under “Public Health Advisory”

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment says Centralia Lake has been placed under a “Public Health Advisory” due to the threat of toxic blue green algae.   KDHE says water activities like boating and fishing may be safe. However, direct contact with the water—such as wading and swimming—is strongly discouraged for people, pets and livestock. Fish from the lakes ... Read More »