Ruthven, IA (KICD)–City officials in Ruthven are asking residents to conserve water next week.
Mayor David Kirk tells KICD News that they will be performing maintenance on and cleaning their number 2 well all next week.
Kirk says only one city well will be in operation next week which is why they are asking residents to conserve water starting this Monday.
If all goes according to plan this work should have the number 2 well running at 85-90 percent capacity and allow the city to not have to drill a new well. The $30,000 project cost will be paid for of of city reserves.
Normal water usage is anticipated to be fine on February 1st.