Water main break quickly repaired Tuesday

    HARLAN -- Harlan Municipal Utilities crews were called out Tuesday evening, Sept. 7 at 10:45 p.m. to a water line break along Cheyenne Ave.  Officials said after finding a leak it normally takes several hours of waiting before all the emergency locates (other utilities) are completed and repairs can begin.   
     This was a main break on a section of old four-inch ductile iron pipe.  The pipe rupture was repaired by installing a section of disinfected plastic pipe.  All repairs were made according to Iowa Department of Natural Resources procedures while protecting the safety and integrity of the water supply.  (Photo contributed)

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