Kalamazoo water

7:09 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Kalamazoo Water, Wastewater Rates Could Rise by June

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Residents in the city could see rates go up 5%, customers outside the city would see a 4% increase
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Water and wastewater rates for Kalamazoo customers could rise by June. City commissioners held the first readings of two resolutions Monday that call for water and wastewater rates to go up.
1:17 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Kalamazoo Still Urging Residents to Run Water to Avoid Freezing Lines

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Portage has lifted advisory to run water
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo water customers are being asked to continue to run their water until April 20 to avoid frozen pipes, despite the city of Portage's announcement that water customers there can stop running water.
7:18 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Kalamazoo Residents Asked to Keep Water Running Until April 20th

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City still concerned over possible frozen water lines
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The worst winter for frozen pipes in Kalamazoo in recent memory has officially beat a 36-year-old record. Since January, Kalamazoo city crews have responded to 309 frozen pipes and water meters serviced by the city, breaking the record set in 1978 of 250 to 300 frozen services, said Sue Foune, managing director of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Services.
6:40 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Kalamazoo Nears Record for Frozen Pipes

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Customers with frozen pipes have a two week wait to get service restored
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Reports of frozen water lines in the Kalamazoo area rival those recorded in 1978, the worst winter for frozen pipes in Kalamazoo. City crews have logged 258 addresses with frozen services and meters since January, said Sue Foune, managing director of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Services.
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.

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