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Data: April 22, 2019
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worthington public utilities
April 17, 2019
WPU gives power outage update, shares energy statistics
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission received an update on storm recovery, studied local energy statistics...
April 17, 2019 - 9:45am
April 13, 2019
Left in the dark: Ice storm snaps poles, damages transmission lines across area
WORTHINGTON — Homes and businesses who have been on rolling blackouts since Thursday morning were expected to be back to full power restoration...
April 13, 2019 - 7:00am
April 12, 2019
WPU: Power to be back to normal late tonight
WORTHINGTON — Homes and businesses who have been on rolling blackouts since Thursday morning are expected to be back to full power restoration by midnight tonight, according to Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain. “We’re ready to go once transmission is up,”...
April 12, 2019 - 5:16pm
April 11, 2019
Worthington to remain on rolling blackouts into Friday
From Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain at 5:30 p.m. Thursday: No progress has been made as of yet on the repair of the damaged electric transmission lines that normally provide power to Worthington. Through the night and into at least tomorrow, Worthington Public...
April 11, 2019 - 6:34pm
UPDATED: Power outages common across Worthington, area
WORTHINGTON — It’s deja vu all over again for Worthington Public Utilities as all electrical power coming into the city is lost due to downed power lines and significant damage to one of the feeder lines that supplies power from the Elk substation. It’s a similar story to what...
April 11, 2019 - 9:33am
March 20, 2019
Water main reconstruction to disrupt traffic on Clary, McMillan streets this summer
WORTHINGTON — Travel on two of Worthington’s high traffic streets will be disrupted this summer as the city’s public utilities department plans to reconstruct water mains.
March 20, 2019 - 8:45am
WPU awards bid for building remodel
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water and Light Commission, during its Tuesday meeting, moved to award a bid for the Public Utilities Building Remodel Project of the former Worthington Municipal Liquor Store building. WPU received six bids on the project, two of...
February 20, 2019 - 7:31am
January 9, 2019
Lewis & Clark water still hasn’t begun to flow in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Crews continue to look for the last of the leaks in the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System pipeline, and it’s still not known when the city of Worthington will begin to receive the much-anticipated water.
January 9, 2019 - 9:00am
December 19, 2018
Utilities commission talks community solar
WORTHINGTON — The Worthington Public Utilities Water & Light Commission is considering its foray into solar power as local customers continue to inquire about install solar panels on private homes in the community. The idea of a community solar project has been floated around...
December 19, 2018 - 8:22am
October 27, 2018
Lewis & Clark connection to Worthington is weeks away
WORTHINGTON — In a little more than a month, the city of Worthington will be turning on the tap to accept over 1.9 million gallons of water...
October 27, 2018 - 7:01am
August 25, 2018
Road work continuing in multiple Worthington locales
WORTHINGTON — Construction happens every summer, but projects this year have blocked or obscured parts of major roads for weeks to months....
August 25, 2018 - 7:05am
July 11, 2018
Worthington considers buying land to expand residential neighborhood
WORTHINGTON — The city is exploring the possibility of buying more than 50 acres of land located directly to the west of Glenwood Heights and grooming it to create more than 100 lots for new homes. The Worthington City Council on Monday approved a conditional purchase agreement...
July 11, 2018 - 8:15am
June 27, 2018
City council OKs purchase of building for WPU
WORTHINGTON — After some discussion, a shorthanded Worthington City Council agreed to take ownership of a 600-square-foot building located north of the easterly water tower on Nobles County 5. The building will be used by Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) for additional storage....
June 27, 2018 - 8:15am
June 20, 2018
Worthington Public Utilities to test alternative treatment for drinking water
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Public Utilities has entered into a pilot study to test the effectiveness of biological water filtration, a departure from its current method of chemical treatment. WPU currently uses chlorine and potassium permanganate to remove ammonia and other contaminants...
June 20, 2018 - 8:29am
May 9, 2018
City to pay for MC Fitness work with internal loan
WORTHINGTON — The estimated $2.27 million cost to transform the former MC Fitness building into a Public Works facility will be paid for using an internal loan, the Worthington City Council specified Tuesday.
May 9, 2018 - 7:38am