Damaged line delays work

The installation of a new irrigation meter for The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints on Raymond Avenue ran into a snag on Tuesday evening, Nov. 17 when CV water district workers punctured an unmarked gas line.

The project, supervised by CVWD Wastewater Supervisor Dennis Maxwell Jr. and Water Supervisor Bryan Jones, was stalled by several hours as gas company employees were called out to make the repair on the damaged line.

The puncture reportedly caused a powerful stench of gas to permeate the general vicinity.

According to CVWD General Manager Dennis Erdman, no customers were affected by the incident as neither water nor gas was shut down. “It really was a non-event,” Erdman said.

Photo by Greg COOK
Photo by Greg COOK