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April 20, 2016
City reviews stormwater utility fee
A separate stormwater utility fee could be coming for Jamestown residents in the future. Shawn Gaddie, financial group manager for AE2S NEXUS, a consulting firm, said the city is currently paying about $433,000 a year in expenses for stormwater maintenance during a presentation to...
April 20, 2016 - 7:07am
July 21, 2015
Work on sewer main
Sun file photo / John M. Steiner Reed Schwartzkopf, top, city engineer, looks on Monday as a crew removes sediment from a worn out sewer main...
July 21, 2015 - 7:15am
June 8, 2015
Fewer issues: Upgrades to storm sewer reduced problems after heavy rains, mayor says
By Keith Norman The Jamestown Sun Jamestown officials are saying improvements to the sanitary sewer system made during 2013 and 2014 proved their worth during heavy rains in May. However, some homes did receive some damage. “Eleven or so homes that really had one of the ickiest...
June 8, 2015 - 7:04am
March 19, 2014
Lift station work begins in northwest Jamestown
Excavation work began on the lift station near the tennis courts Tuesday, according to Darrell Hournbuckle, project engineer with Interstate Engineering. The work will require closing 3rd Avenue Northwest for approximately four weeks. The work is part of a $9 million construction...
March 19, 2014 - 7:25am
October 30, 2013
Sewer project: Most work on track; some road resurfacing behind
The Jamestown sanitary sewer project is partially behind schedule, but still making progress, said Darrell Hournbuckle, project engineer for...
October 30, 2013 - 7:00am
August 23, 2013
Closure, detour expected to be extended
The intersection of Second Avenue and Fourth Street Northeast, also known as N.D. Highway 20, is currently closed, and will likely remain closed through Monday, according to a release from Interstate Engineering. A detour is in place, and drivers are asked to slow down and be cautious. A...
August 23, 2013 - 3:42pm
August 8, 2013
Behind the sewer project: More street closures expected; work on schedule
As construction continues to tear up the streets of Jamestown, residents can look forward to more road closures, a 40-foot deep hole in the Jamestown...
August 8, 2013 - 6:49am
July 10, 2013
West parking lot of Jamestown Business Center staging area for sewer project
The west parking lot of the Jamestown Business Center will be closed starting on Monday so crews can begin setting up equipment and preparing for work related to the Jamestown sanitary sewer improvement project. Interstate Engineering stated equipment and material will begin arriving...
July 10, 2013 - 10:26am
June 27, 2013
Sewer project delayed by rainy weather
The start of Jamestown's sanitary sewer project construction is being delayed because of recent rainy weather. Construction will now start on July 22, as decided at a Thursday meeting, said Darrell Hournbuckle, project engineer for Interstate Engineering. The project was previously...
June 27, 2013 - 5:52pm
May 28, 2013
West Fargo city commission orders stench probe
WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- West Fargo city commissioners say they are stung by the stench from the city's sewage lagoons. Commissioners have asked the city's public works director to find out what can he do about an unusually pervasive smell that has led to complaints. City commissioner...
May 28, 2013 - 1:33pm
April 12, 2013
Sanitary sewer project: Plan to reinforce sewer system to start this spring
One of the biggest construction projects in Jamestown in several years has the potential to disrupt traffic flows and inconvenience homeowners, according to engineers working on the project. A $9 million sanitary sewer project will require the excavation of about 30 blocks of streets,...
April 12, 2013 - 5:54am
July 14, 2012
Two firms accused of dumping sewage
BISMARCK (AP) -- North Dakota health officials have cited two companies, accusing them of dumping more than a half million gallons of raw sewage from oilfield operations in ditches and fields. The state Health Department announced Friday that it issued violation notices to Fairview,...
July 14, 2012 - 1:24pm
July 10, 2012
Barnum, Minn., sewage pump still shut down
BARNUM, Minn. -- After two and a half weeks of raw sewage flowing into the Moose Horn River, Moose Lake's sewage treatment plant is back up and running this week. But nearby Barnum's plant is still off line and pushing untreated sewage into the river system. The Moose Lake plant's...
July 10, 2012 - 7:54am
Spirit Lake tribe getting grant
FORT TOTTEN, N.D. (AP) -- The Spirit Lake tribe in North Dakota is getting a $1 million grant to construct or make improvements to five sewer lift stations in Fort Totten. The money is through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development agency. State Director Jasper...
March 10, 2012 - 7:34am
February 11, 2012
Minot getting nearly $2M to upgrade sewer system
MINOT, N.D. (AP) -- Minot is getting nearly $2 million to upgrade and expand its sewer system. North Dakota's congressional delegation says the money has been allocated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Sens. Kent Conrad and John Hoeven and Rep. Rick Berg say the sewer project...
February 11, 2012 - 9:20am