leaks http://tspr.org en Colchester to Check Water Mains http://tspr.org/post/colchester-check-water-mains <p>Colchester will contract with a Chicago-based ADS Environmental Services to check its water mains for leaks. The service will cost $4,950.<br><br>The city has 22 miles of PVC water mains and another eight blocks of cast iron water mains.<br><br>Mayor Danny Bice says it is cheap insurance.<br><br>He says, “For what we're having to pay for water from the City of Macomb, I need to account for everything that we're using. You know, what we're purchasing versus what we're billing.”<br> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 17:27:33 +0000 James Lenz 21170 at http://tspr.org Colchester to Check Water Mains Carthage Water Pressure Will Increase http://tspr.org/post/carthage-water-pressure-will-increase <p>Carthage residents will see a significant increase in water pressure by October. It&#39;s the result of a number of upgrades to the water system. They cost about $1 million.<br /><br />Second-ward Alderman Gary Smith is recommending residents who are concerned about their pipes and water heaters to have them checked.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 15:17:59 +0000 James Lenz 15118 at http://tspr.org Carthage Water Pressure Will Increase Leaky Roof Leads to Legal Action http://tspr.org/post/leaky-roof-leads-legal-action <p>Whenever it rains, the Carthage City Hall roof leaks. The leaks have created a headache for the city.<br /><br />Mayor Jim Nightingale said the city has been unsuccessful getting any response from thec company that did the roof work.<br /><br />He said, &rdquo;They had a five-year warranty and all we&#39;re asking for is for them to live up to their warranty. And it&#39;s just been a continual run-around with them.&rdquo;<br /><br />Nightingale said Indiana-based Five-Star Commercial Roofing was the low bidder for the contract in 2009. The work cost about $14,000.<br /> Fri, 03 Feb 2012 13:53:00 +0000 James Lenz 9585 at http://tspr.org Leaky Roof Leads to Legal Action