Cheney Free Press -

Managing Editor 

Cheney proceeds with Well 3 design

City uses state capital budget money to begin work, seeks additional funding


April 19, 2018

The city of Cheney is proceeding with work on the estimated $1.8 million redevelopment of its domestic water well No. 3, despite not having all of the funding needed to pay for the work.

At their April 10 meeting, the City Council approved a $189,910 contract with Parametrix, Inc. for design work on the well, with actual redevelopment working taking place in two phases through 2019. The city hopes the project will restore production at the well, which averaged from 500-600 gallons per minute early in its use, but subsequently dropped to zero

Public Works Director Todd Ableman said the depar...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018