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Water project hits funding roadblock

Split the project in two or keep going in the hopes of more funding?

This was the decision facing the Sundance City Council last week on hearing that its current water project is likely to cost more than double the original estimate.

The intent of the 3rd Street Waterline and Cleveland Street project is to repair a major water leak through which the city estimates it is losing 50,000 gallons of water per day, and to relocate service taps located on an old, four-inch galvanized waterline.

To complete this work, the city was awarded just over $1.3 million through American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)...

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