NID workers will get the job done |

NID workers will get the job done

It is gratifying to read in a recent issue of The Union that Mr. Lee Hoskin as senior Right-of-way agent and Mr. Tim McCall as chief engineer, both of the Nevada Irrigation District, are involved in the proposed construction of a pipeline to provide raw water to the Elizabeth George Water Treatment Plant.

Both of these men are a credit to the district and will work with anyone affected and will resolve any problems which may arise.

Mr. McCall mentioned that there might be a need for a clearing of a 40-foot right-of-way for the project. This might be necessary in only a few rare occasions and only where it was needed to deliver construction equipment or materials. It would not mean a clearing for the entire length of the project.

The resulting pipe line will be a great improvement in the quality of the treated water delivered to NID’s customers and will decrease the work load on the treatment plant.

At the present time, the open ditch carrying the raw water to the plant allows a great deal of mud and unknown contaminates to be brought to the plant. Some of these contaminates cannot be eliminated in the treatment process and are delivered to NID’s customers in their drinking water. An enclosed pipeline will eliminate this problem.

Incidentally, I am not an employee of the Nevada Irrigation District, have no financial interest in this project and have no connection with either Mr. Hoskin nor Mr. McCall other than telephone conversations with them.

Men working for me have installed miles of pipe lines in Army cantonments in Oregon, Washington and Montana, as well as the construction of water treatment plants and sewage treatment plants in Oregon.

Charles Heinkel

Nevada City

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