News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2023

BOIL ORDER LIFTED FOR ALL CITY OF LEWISTON WATER CUSTOMERS

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As of 4:50 p.m., January 26, 2023, the City of Lewiston has lifted the Boil Water Alert Order for all Lewiston water customers.

Necessary modifications to the water system have been made in order to provide water to all customers from a different reservoir in the water system. Additionally, the affected reservoir has been disconnected from the system and drained of all remaining w...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 25, 2023

RESERVOIR RUPTURE RESPONSE UPDATE 01/25/2023

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The City of Lewiston Public Works Department has been working around the clock to restore regular service to water customers still under the boil water order.

Crews started draining the affected reservoir this morning and will be complete with this step by the end of the day. Staff were also successful in isolating the affected reservoir and switching that portion of the water system to a different water source...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 24, 2023

BOIL WATER ORDER INFORMATION

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The City of Lewiston is working closely with the Department of Environmental Quality in efforts to respond to the rupture at a city-owned reservoir that occurred on January 18, 2023.

This includes community education regarding guidelines to follow for those currently under the boil water order. 

The purpose of the boil water order is precautionary, as all water samples to date have come back clean. Crews were successful in iso...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 24, 2023

DRAINING OF THE WATER RESERVOIR IS PLANNED TO OCCUR ON JAN. 25TH

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Since a rupture occurred at a city-owned reservoir, and therefore a boil water order was instated on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, significant strides have been made in efforts to lift the current boil water order in place and address the damages to the re...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

WATER RESERVOIR INCIDENT UPDATE 01/23/2023

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Since a rupture occurred at a city-owned reservoir last week, significant strides have been made in efforts to lift the boil order and address damages to the reservoir.

The Public Works Department lifted the boil order for a portion of its customers on Thursday, while some customers remain on the boil order until crews can shift their water source to another reservoir within the system. 

A few things need to happ...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 19, 2023

UPDATE ON BOIL WATER ORDER & CITY COUNCIL VOTES TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY SPENDING

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The City of Lewiston Public Works Department has lifted the Boil Water Alert Order for portions of the community.

This map highlights three separate sections of the community. The section in red shows the area that should continue following the boil water alert order; the section in green shows the area that has been lifted; the section in blue shows the Lewiston Orc...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 19, 2023

WATER RESERVOIR RUPTURE INCIDENT UPDATE

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At approximately 4:00 a.m., on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, a rupture occurred to the City of Lewiston’s high reservoir located along 16th Avenue in Lewiston.

This rupture caused approximately three-million gallons of water to be released from the reservoir and resulted in localized flooding.

City staff were notified of the incident and were on site immediately to secure and assess the situation. An incident com...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

EMERGENCY MESSAGE

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BOIL WATER ALERT ORDER IN EFFECT

Due to a reservoir failure in a portion of the City’s water system that is currently being assessed, the City of Lewiston Public Works Department has issued a Boil Water Alert Order for all of its customers. Through an abundance of caution, this...

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City of Lewiston News
Posted on: October 25, 2022

WINTER IS COMING

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News Flash

Posted on: February 2, 2023

Plant Swap II: Back Greener than Ever

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Come share your green thumb with other

Written by Emma Schneider

Have you ever wanted to literally grow your plant collection overnight? Come to the second installment of the Lewiston City Library’s Plant Swap. Taking place 5:30PM-6:45PM February 16th in the Second Floor Caf&eacut...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Audiobook Guide

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The best way to read a book without having to hold and look at it.

By Carolyn DeBerard

     Ever find yourself wanting to experience a good book but just can’t find the time to sit down and turn pages? Or perhaps reading a paper novel is difficult and you prefer to listen to your stori...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Let’s Get Down to Business With Business Source Premier

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By Zanna Schultz

For those interested in business research, look no further than the EBSCO database Business Source Premier. VALnet cardholders have access to this resource through LiLI. Find content from journals covering all areas of business including m...

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Lewiston Library News
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Morningstar

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For those who haven’t reached their “Wolf of Wall Street” era.

By Brittany Blackwill

Have you ever wanted to start a side hustle? Did DiCaprio’s 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street get you just the tiniest bit interested in the stock market? Did your company put some of your 401k into stocks and you’...

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