Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Pipe relining project in early stages

Bulk of project will take place later this spring

Sewer pipes in east Hartley are having their "big moment."

A crew from Wisconsin-based Visu-Sewer has been televising lines over the past week and a half in the area serviced by the city's new lift station. Once the lines are mapped, workers will return to complete the cure-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining portion of the project.

Engineer Wes Boyer, of Bolton & Menk, told the city council on March 13 that the video will give Visu-Sewer a better grasp of what they're dealing with for the relining portion of the project. Boyer said only lines that are in the new lift station's "sewershed" will be aff...