Royal council mulls future of old water plant
ILRW to provide cost estimates to relocate meter, lines
January 26, 2023
The status of the old water plant in Royal is being further investigated following discussions with the city's water supplier.
Mayor Josh Toft reported at this month's council meeting that Iowa Lakes Regional Water (ILRW) has agreed to provide cost estimates for exposing lines under the former plant. Doing so will help determine what should be relocated or eliminated, and what must remain.
The old plant is located adjacent to the city maintenance building and fire station. According to discussion, a main water line and ILRW's meter are in the building, so the city needs to heat it. Doing so...