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08/04/2017: "FH Tap Closed For Water Haulers"


The Town of Friday Harbor has announced that it has temporarily suspended water sales to outside water haulers from the Public Works yard due to a temporary capacity shortage.

The Town is currently working on Phase 2 of the water transmission line requiring multiple scheduled shutdowns of the raw water line from Trout Lake to the water treatment plant.

The plant is currently working at maximum capacity around the clock but with the high usage and interruptions, outside sales of water must be temporarily discontinued. Water levels at Trout Lake are excellent and this is anticipated to be a relatively short-term problem.

Residents and businesses are requested to conserve water over the next week in an effort to maintain levels in the two main water reservoirs. Please minimize watering of lawns and gardens and avoid washing of motor vehicles. The request to conserve is currently scheduled to be lifted on August 9th pending further review by the Water Department.

Water tank haulers may contact Roche Harbor Water Company to purchase water during this interim restriction on water sales. Questions may be directed to Town Administrator Duncan Wilson at 360-622-2040.

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