Infrastructure

City council was updated on the city’s lead water pipe replacement program and potential options to encourage private owners to replace lead connectors
City council was updated on the city’s lead water pipe replacement program and potential options to encourage private owners to replace lead connectors Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

City mulls initiatives for lead connector replacement program

By Tyler Marr
January 13, 2018 - 9:31am

The City of Prince Albert is looking to find ways to better achieve the replacement of hundreds of lead service connectors used in its water distribution system.

Tenants at the Carlton Park Apartment homes were without water since Monday. Many have struggled to haul emergency water to their units saying the company has not given them the means to transport it.
Tenants at the Carlton Park Apartment homes were without water since Monday. Many have struggled to haul emergency water to their units saying the company has not given them the means to transport it. Carlton Park Apartments/Facebook

UPDATED: Week long water line break angers P.A. apartment tenants

By Glenn Hicks
January 12, 2018 - 2:00pm Updated: January 12, 2018 - 5:43pm

The way a loss of water supply is being handled by management at a Prince Albert apartment complex this week has angered and frustrated some tenants.

A Shellbrook Elks player glides back to the bench after scoring a goal in a Hockey Day fundraiser. What level of upgrade should the Shellbrook Rec Complex receive and how can rural residents contribute?
A Shellbrook Elks player glides back to the bench after scoring a goal in a Hockey Day fundraiser. What level of upgrade should the Shellbrook Rec Complex receive and how can rural residents contribute? File photo/paNOW staff

Two cost options considered for Shellbrook rec complex upgrades

By Glenn Hicks
January 10, 2018 - 5:56pm Updated: January 11, 2018 - 7:35pm

Two funding options - about a million dollars apart - are being considered for the much-needed renovation to the ageing Shellbrook Recreation Complex. However, it remains to be seen if neighboring rural ratepayers will contribute.

As snow plowing crews move to residential streets vehicle owners will have to contend with the windrows left behind.
As snow plowing crews move to residential streets vehicle owners will have to contend with the windrows left behind. file photo/paNOW Staff

City crews turn attention to residential street snow clean up

By Glenn Hicks
January 4, 2018 - 11:58am Updated: January 4, 2018 - 1:13pm

Most of us are getting back to work and that includes the city's snow plow crews who are turning their New Year attention to non-high priority streets.

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