Town Mysteriously Missing 24 Percent of Its Water


A Massachusetts city has been scratching its head as to the place as much as 24 % of its water has gone. That determine is definitely smaller than estimates from earlier this 12 months, however Medway, Massachusetts, continues to be lacking 100,000 gallons, the Milford Daily News reported.

Current culprits may very well be unmetered connections, leaks or a mix of the 2, Tom Holder, director of the town’s Department of Public Services, informed the newspaper.

In an effort to get to the underside of the thriller of the lacking water, the division is putting in gadgets to measure how a lot water goes the place in several neighborhoods.

“We’re making it a top priority for the second half of the year to find out just what the hell is going on,” Selectman Glenn Trindade informed the Daily News concerning the difficulty, which was first recognized in May.

The lacking water was a dialogue level at a current assembly of the board of selectmen.

All issues thought-about it is a comparatively small quantity in comparison with the scenario in an Iowa city, which earlier this 12 months mentioned it was lacking 851 million gallons for the entire of 2013.