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City of Hoisington repairs major water leak

HOISINGTON — The city of Hoisington had a major community water leak on Tuesday when the main transmission line to the community failed.
“We had a six foot transmission line fail,” said Jonathan Mitchell, city manager. The line had significant cracking and was repaired just before lunch with just a few hours out-of-service.
While the city still had water stored in the main water tower, water pressure was low during the morning. Mitchell said they do not know what caused the leak.
A permanent repair was made to the line and completed just before noon.
At the regular city council meeting ...

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