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    If you have been asked to run your water, please continue to do so until advised by the City.

    03/06/2014 11:13 AM

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    Ice is forming on the lakes and ponds, but is the ice safe?

    12/04/2013 9:35 AM

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    Power Outage

    We have a large area of the City that is out of power right now. The northeast side of Eau Claire seems to be most affected.


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    Police News Release - Missing Persons

    On April 30, 2013, at 1:38 pm, the EC Comm Center dispatched the EC Police Dept & EC Fire/Rescue to the Chippewa River for a kayaker in distress in the water.


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    Flood Update 4/12/13

    The NWS has lifted the flood warning for Eau Claire County and only small amounts of rain or snow are being called for over the coming days.


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    Flood Update

    The Chippewa River is near 770 ft. in elevation. Flood stage is 773 ft.


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    Outdoor Warning Sirens - Volunteer Opportunity

    The City is looking for 3 volunteers to report on 3 outdoor warning sirens on the first Monday of the month from May through October.


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    City Well Field News

    The City is in the process of completing a timber stand improvement project on the City well field property. This sale is primarily salvage of downed trees from last May's storm.


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    UPDATE: Brackett Avenue Lane Closure

    3/26/13: Yesterday's work on Brackett Avenue is complete. Today work will begin on the right WESTBOUND lane from Keith to Margaret Street.


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    Brackett Avenue Lane Closure

    The right eastbound lane on Brackett Avenue will be closed between Rudolph Road and Keith Street beginning Monday, March 25, for street repair work.


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    Council Meeting Monday, 3/25, CANCELED

    The Public Hearing that was originally scheduled for City Council's consideration at this meeting has been canceled. Since this was the only item on the agenda, the Meeting has been canceled.


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    Transit Commission Meeting Canceled - 3/20/13

    Due to lack of a quorum, the Transit Commission meeting scheduled this evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber has been canceled.


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    Snow Update 3/18/13

    Crews will salt & plow arterial streets, and plow & sand secondary routes after arterials are cleared. The start of a full plow operation will be determined later.

    03/18/2013 8:00 AM

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    Snow Update #2: 3/5/13

    City crews are working on completing the cleanup of primary streets, & beginning work on the secondary & residential streets. A full plow operation is anticipated to be complete by 2 am on Wed. 3/6/13.


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    Snow Update 3/5/13

    Crews are salting and plowing the primary streets. Secondary routes will be plowed and sanded after the arterials are cleared. The start of a full plow operation will be determined later.


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    Community Forum Canceled

    Due to winter weather conditions, the Community Forum scheduled for tomorrow morning, March 5 at 8 a.m. at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center, has been canceled.


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    SNOW UPDATE: 2/22/13

    Crews are salting/sanding/plowing the primary streets. Secondary routes will be plowed/sanded after the arterials are cleared. A full plow operation will be scheduled later this morning.


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    WATER MAIN BREAK 2/11/13

    WATER MAIN BREAK 2/11/13: There is a water main break on the 300 block of Mt. Washington Avenue.


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    Water Service Leak 2/7/13

    WATER SERVICE LEAK 2/7/13: The Utilities Division was notified of a water service leak in the 3400 block of London Road. Repairs have begun. Read more for traffic detour.


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    Snow Update 1/30/13

    Snow Update 1/30/13: Light snow should stop by 6 p.m. Gusty winds will cause some blowing & drifting snow.