Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Fire hydrants getting much needed service

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Fire Department is in the process of mapping the fire hydrants in the city as well as testing flow levels and flushing the hydrants.
Interim Bisbee Fire Chief George Castillo said the firefighters have started the process in Old Bisbee and as of this week have performed flushing, flow testing and labeling of the hydrants. He said once they have completed the testing of the 86 hydrants in Old Bisbee, the firefighters will then move on to the hydrants in San Jose and Warren.
According to Castillo, it has been several years since flow testing and flushing of the hydrants was done and that it is an ess ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

Feasibility study agreement approved

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council approved an agreement with Gallagher and Associates for the Science Exploration and Research Center Feasibility Study in Bisbee.
According to Melanie Greene of M. Greene Planning and Resource Development, who presented the item to the council, Gallagher and Associates agreed to conduct the study after the city received no responses from an RFP that was advertised in October and November.
Gallagher and Associates recently completed some feasibility work for Freeport-McMoRan and Freeport recommended that the city consider using Gallagher as its number one choice as the city would benefit ....read full story (e-subscribers only)

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