Thursday, May 31, 2012

Mountain Water Could Raise Bills

{Pikeville, Kentucky}...Mountain Water District customers could end up paying more for the service after theives have stolen thousands of dollars worth of equipment since the beginning of the year. District equipment, such as pumps, aluminum lids, water meters, wiring and other materials have been stolen from district facilities and vehicles. According to an analysis by Grondall Potter, project manager for Utility Management Group at MWD, and UMG’s Kevin Lowe, the district has lost more than $30,000 in equipment and materials over the previous 12 months.