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By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Washing up the tower

Repainting project underway in Hartley

 

September 2, 2021

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS

A worker power washes Hartley's water tower on Tuesday morning. The structure will be getting recoated over the next three weeks.

Some high-flying work is underway in Hartley, but you won't find any acrobats around.

A crew this week began work repainting the water tower. According to Hartley Superintendent of Public Works Jaron Benz, the structure will be pressure washed with the exterior recoated and the logo restenciled. The tank will also be cleaned, and everything inside the tower – like the shaft – will be blasted and repainted.

"Everything inside other than inside the tank itself will be getting a recoat. It gets inspected periodically and that's still in good shape," Benz explained.

The job is expected to t...



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