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Mena Water Announces Annual Flushing Program

SUBMITTED – Mena Water Utilities will conduct their bi-annual water main flushing program October 9th through 13th. Flushing of the lines is done as a part of a scheduled preventative maintenance program to help maintain good water quality and to improve water flow in the water distribution system. Mena Water has scheduled the lines on the south side of Highway ...

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Mena Water Utilities Announces Annual Line Flushing Dates

SUBMITTED – Mena Water Utilities will again be conducting their bi-annual water main flushing program during the week of October 17 thru October 21.  Mena Water has scheduled the lines on the south side of Highway 71 including the Nunley and Board Camp areas for flushing on Monday and Tuesday, October 17 and 18.  On Wednesday and Thursday, October 19 ...

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Water Meter Installation Project Reaches Completion

BY MELANIE BUCK – Observing daily usage and receiving usage notification alerts are two of the perks offered by updated meters for customers of Mena Water Utilities. Charles Pitman, manager of the utility has reported that replacements of meters will be complete by early March. The project has been underway for some time but the new system is designed to ...

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Mena Water Utilities Announces Slight Rate Increase

BY MELANIE BUCK – Mena Water Utilities Commission met last week for their regular monthly meeting. During the management team report, Charles Pitman explained the annual retail water rate increase. Each year the increase is based on the Consumer Price Index and this year, rates were increased by 0.7%, equaling .02 cents per 1,000 gallons. Pitman said the average bill ...

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Mena Water Utilities to Conduct Water Main Flushing

[MENA Ark.] Mena Water Utilities will again be conducting its bi-annual water main flushing program during the week of May 18 thru May 22. Mena Water has scheduled the lines on the south side of Highway 71, including Nunley and Board Camp areas, for flushing on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday and Thursday, the lines on the north side of ...

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Mena Water Utilities Experiences Violation

BY MELANIE BUCK – A Total Coliform Rule has been violated by Mena Water Utilities, however, Department Manager Charles Pitman says consumers should not be worried and the problem has been fixed. The Total Coliform Rule is part of the Safe Drinking Water Act and when a violation occurs, letters must be sent to all consumers reporting the violation. This ...

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Mena Water Utilities Reports Water Main Break

Mena Water Utilities had a water main break this morning just off of Bethesda Road and it is affecting residents on Karen Drive, Kimberly Drive, Hope Circle, Orchard Street, and Hastey Street. Charles Pitman of Mena Water Utilities said, “Our crews are on site and working to make the necessary repairs.  The line broke so close to the creek that ...

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Trespassers Threatening Safety of Ward Lake Dam

BY MELANIE BUCK – Ward Lake, at one time, was a lifeline to the budding young town of Mena, however, as Mena Water Utilities’ Manager Charles Pitman points out, it is sure to become a hazard if current human-caused erosion is not stopped. Built in 1904, it began what is now Mena Water Utilities by providing water to the city ...

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Mena Water Department Clarifies Confusion on Billing Message

[MENA] Included with the September water bills, Mena Water Utilities included a message about replacement cost of meters and meter lids.  Due to the space constraints of the message area, some customers have had additional questions.  In an effort to increase the signal reliability of the radios that read the meters, Mena Water changed the lids on the water meter boxes ...

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Mena Water Department Set to Flush Water Lines

[MENA] Mena Water Utilities will again be conducting a water main flushing program during the evening of Tuesday August 19th into Wednesday August 20th.  Flushing is done as a part of a scheduled preventative maintenance program to help maintain good water quality and to improve the water flow in your neighborhood. As Mena Water flushes your area, you may experience ...

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