By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Water main breaks cause boil advisory in Hartley

Warning in place from Thursday thru Saturday morning


August 17, 2023


City workers repair a broken water main on Aug. 10 between the Hartley Post Office and City Hall.

A scourge of water main breaks in Hartley last week caused headaches for both residents and city workers alike.

According to Superintendent of Public Works Curtis Conaway, the first burst main occurred on First Street Southeast on Aug. 8. Four others were discovered on Aug. 10, the first of which happened in front of United Community Bank. Later that same morning, another was discovered by the Post Office and City Hall.

Conaway on Monday said he was unable to comment on the suspected cause of the breaks. At its meeting later that night, the city council agreed to start advertising for a new wa...

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