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Water Well Tougher to Fix Than Expected

Things really haven't gone as planned for a well maintenance project in downtown La Crosse.  Not even close.  A basic cleaning and pump rehab on the city's water well on seventh street is weeks behind schedule and costs much more than it was supposed to because of a split well casing screen far below ground.  The cost differential is huge, says water utility manager, Mark Johnson

 

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Johson hopes the project will be done and the well back online by the end of the month. 

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