[The Brazil Times nameplate] Overcast ~ 69°F  
High: 71°F ~ Low: 46°F
Sunday, May 1, 2016

Center Point remains on boil order

Friday, September 16, 2011

CENTER POINT -- Until further notice, the town of Center Point remains under a boil order.

According to officials, the town received a grant for $700,000 to upgrade the water and sewer systems.

The work on the water system, according to Town Council President Roy Smith, includes replacing fire hydrants and shutoff valves, installing a check valve to keep the water tower from emptying and replacing the town's booster pump and tower/booster pump controls.

Smith said in order to install hydrants and vales, water had to be down "intermittently." If the water were off, a boil order would be in place.

West Central Indiana Economic Development District (WCIEDD) representative Kristy Jerrell served as the grant administrator while Hannum, Wagle and Kline, Terre Haute, served as engineers for the project.


Comments
Note: The nature of the Internet makes it impractical for our staff to review every comment. If you feel that a comment is offensive, please Login or Create an account first, and then you will be able to flag a comment as objectionable. Please also note that those who post comments on thebraziltimes.com may do so using a screen name, which may or may not reflect a website user's actual name. Readers should be careful not to assign comments to real people who may have names similar to screen names. Refrain from obscenity in your comments, and to keep discussions civil, don't say anything in a way your grandmother would be ashamed to read.

The boil order has not affected the Center Point fall festival tonight. Thanks to the Angel Falls water co. in Clay City.

They graciously donated 50 gallons of water to make tea and lemonade.

-- Posted by HooFhearted on Sat, Sep 17, 2011, at 9:29 AM


Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration: