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6:33 am
Tue February 25, 2014

With Another Cold Snap Forecast, Battle Creek Officials Prepare for More Water Line Problems

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Battle Creek's utilities director says about 110 frozen lines have been fixed with another 20 to 25 remaining
Subzero cold bodes ill for water lines With another round of bonechilling cold that will send temperatures below zero again early Friday and Saturday, city public works officials say they expect more residential water lines to freeze.
12:19 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Kalamazoo City Manager Says Frozen Pipes Could be a Problem Through May

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Jim Ritsema says reports of frozen pipes in the city are much higher than normal
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo city officials say frozen water lines could persist through May as the city deals with an unusual winter wreaking havoc on the water system. Kalamazoo City Manager Jim Ritsema held a rare Kalamazoo City Hall press conference Friday morning reiterating the city's warning issued Thursday evening telling customers to run water from one faucet at a pencil-sized stream until further notice.
9:36 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Kalamazoo City Officials Issue Warning to Residents to Continue Running Water

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Customers with frozen water lines could wait two or three weeks to get service back
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo city officials on Thursday issued a stronger warning about the importance of running a tap constantly until April. The Kalamazoo Water Department has upgraded its previous "water run advisory" to a warning and is also asking customers to run the water at a pencil-sized stream as opposed to the toothpick-sized flow it had previously requested to allow a greater flow, according to a press release.
1:35 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Update: Michigan Senate Approves $100-Million for Damaged Roads

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Money will be split between state and local governments
LANSING - Michigan's snow and ice scarred roads got a step closer to a $100 million infusion of cash this morning when the Senate Appropriations committee approved a $361 million supplemental budget bill that includes the cash for roads.
10:15 am
Thu February 20, 2014

State Senate Committee Approves $100-Million for Road Repair

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House could vote on funding next week
LANSING - Michigan's snow and ice scarred roads got a step closer to a $100 million infusion of cash this morning when the Senate Appropriations committee approved a $361 million supplemental budget bill that includes the cash for roads.

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