The Ottumwa Courier

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October 18, 2013

Lime slakers benefiting Ottumwans for years to come

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Even though the silos that Water Works purchased are used, they still have another 30 years of expected lifetime, and given the cost of chemicals that will be saved each year, they should pay for themselves “rather quickly,” he said. Even more, they have the ability to meet any sizeable growth that Ottumwa has in that time span.

The new silos have the ability to make a very positive impact on the Ottumwa community, and Albert is glad to have them.

“It’s going to be a very nice piece of equipment,” he said.

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