DD #33 “Progressing Nicely” Board Says

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com

Humboldt, Iowa — After long and on-going discussion on DD #33, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors announced Monday that the re-laying of pipe in the district is going swimmingly.

The initial problem was identified as elevation errors which caused the originally laid pipe to not match up at the end of the project.

After the board consulted with McClure Engineering of Fort Dodge, who corroborated the plans detailed by I&S Group, work was then restarted in the district, which included backing 800 feet upstream from the well and relaying the tile.

The project is in Northeast Humboldt County, said board chairman Rick Pedersen.

“All the tile has been pulled out and re-laid at the correct depth” Pedersen explained Monday.

The contractor is currently waiting on two manufactured fittings to continue re-laying the 30″ pipe.

“The conditions are very good out there, and [honestly] I was surprised how the soil looked, it was tilled and leveled” said Pedersen.

The project was estimated to be completed by June 15th.