Drilling underway on new well for Lake Region
copyright the Chronicle September 23, 2015
by Elizabeth Trail
Drilling began Friday on Lake Region Union High School’s new well.
About two weeks into the new school year, Lake Region maintenance personnel discovered that there was no water in the building. The well refilled a little overnight, and the school limped carefully through the remainder of the week. But it soon became clear that the school was going to need a new well.
“I know just enough about this to be dangerous,” Principal Andre Messier said at the Lake Region school board meeting on Thursday night.
Normally, the school draws about 3,000 to 3,500 gallons of water a day, Mr. Messier said. At the time that the well failed, the draw was about 6,000 gallons a day, and a leak was discovered… To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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