Polo well under repair

Polo City Council members on July 12 OK'd a $37,723 bid to rebuild city Well No. 4 following a routine maintenance check in which the well was taken offline and deconstructed. The work was done by Lyons Well Drilling Co., of Stockton. Lyons also will do the rebuild, the cost of which includes all new tubing, shaft and bowls. City wells have to be inspected in such a manner every 10 years, Polo Public Works Director Kendall Kyker said.

Polo City Council members approved a $37,723 bid to rebuild city Well No. 4 on July 12.

During a routine maintenance check, the well was taken offline and deconstructed. The work is being done by Lyons Well Drilling Co., of Stockton.

Lyons also will do the rebuild, the cost of which includes all new tubing, shaft and bowls.

City wells have to be inspected in such a manner every 10 years, Polo Public Works Director Kendall Kyker said.

Alexa Zoellner

Alexa Zoellner

Alexa Zoellner covers Ogle County for the Oregon Republican Reporter, Forreston Journal, Mt. Morris Times and Polo Tri-County Press. She has six-plus years of experience in journalism and has won numerous awards.