Tag Archives: Rural Water

Rural Water Customers Must Continue to Read Meters During Transition to New System

Roughly half way through the construction period to install a new meter system for customers of the Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 (CPWSD#1) of Scotland County, representatives of the rural water provider are reminding customers they still need to manually read their meters. “We would like to let all of our customers know we […]

Rural Water New Supply Line, Automated Meter System Upgrades Now Underway

  Construction and installation work has begun on a two-part upgrade to the Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 of Scotland County that will produce more than 13.6 miles of new eight inch supply line while upgrading the district’s more than 1,300 meters to new automated devices. Shane Poe Construction began work this week on […]

Rural Water Rates Increasing to Pay For System Upgrades

Faced with paying for a pair of million dollar upgrades to its system while also being hit with a price increase from its supplier, the Scotland County Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 recently announced a rate hike for its nearly 1,400 customers. Effective August 1st, the rural water district’s minimum charge, which includes the […]

City Council Agrees to Reduce Flood Levee Project

The Board of Aldermen of the City of Memphis met in regular session on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in Memphis City Hall. Mayor William Reckenberg called the meeting to order.  Aldermen present were:  Tom Glass, Andrea Brassfield, Chris Feeney, and Lucas Remley.  Others in attendance were:  City Supt. Roy Monroe, Utility Supt. […]

City, Rural Water Ventures Make State Drinking Water Revolving Fund Projects List for 2017

While the check is not in the bank, a pair of local water providers have recently been placed on the fundable project lists for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for fiscal year 2017. The intended use plan will head to the Safe Drinking Water Commission in September for final […]

CPWSD #1, City Report No Violations in Latest Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Reports

For most, a turn of the faucet tap is about all the thought that goes into drinking a glass of water. Countless individuals are working behind the scenes to insure that H20 is safe for consumption. Each year, by July 1, community water supplies are required to make Consumer Confidence Reports available to their customers. […]

Voters Will Decide Revenue Bond Issue Proposed for Rural Water Improvements

Faced with a pair of million dollar projects looming in the future, the Scotland County Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 will be asking members to approve a proposed $4 million bonding capacity at the April 9th election. “We need to make improvements to our water system to ensure customers have access to safe and […]

Contested Races, Rural Water Bond Issue Set for April 7th Election

The official filing period for the April 7th election closed on January 20th and a number of races took shape for municipal and school board positions in what was otherwise a relatively light filing period. Three candidates filed for the two seats available on the Scotland County R-I Board of Education. Incumbent Gary Miller will […]

Rural District Returning to City Water to Help Meet Unprecedented Demand

For the first time since 2003, a portion of the customers of the Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 (CPWSD#1) in Scotland County were drinking water produced right here at home. At around 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 6th, the switch was turned east of Memphis to reopen the supply line between the City of […]

Rural Water District Calling for Voluntary Reduction in Usage

Record high temperatures combined with the ongoing drought are making it extremely difficult for the Scotland County Consolidated Public Water Supply District #1 to keep up with the demand. The rural water district announced on July 3rd a request to members for a voluntary reduction in water usage. “We’re simply having a tough time keeping […]