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Twisp council tweaks excessive water loss ordinance

Twisp council tweaks excessive water loss ordinance

A revised Twisp town ordinance means that property owners who permit excessive water loss due to leaky faucets, toilets or other plumbing fixtures will only be eligible for a reduction in their billing if the malfunction happens during winter, when water meters are not regularly read. Town water customers are required to repair problems in...
Twisp finally getting a new water permit from state

Twisp finally getting a new water permit from state

The Town of Twisp is on the verge of resolving its longstanding water shortage, and town officials anticipate receiving a new water right permit from the state that will more than double the town’s available water. “We are thrilled. This is a huge accomplishment,” said Twisp Mayor Soo Ing-Moody, who has made securing additional municipal...
‘Cross-connection’ program will keep Twisp’s drinking water safe

‘Cross-connection’ program will keep Twisp’s drinking water safe

By Ann McCreary Twisp residents are confident that when they turn on a faucet, they’ll get clean, safe drinking water. A new program instituted by the town aims to keep it that way. Under certain situations, unintentional changes in water pressure can cause liquids to flow from homes or businesses back into the municipal water...
Twisp monitoring its water supply to keep up with development

Twisp monitoring its water supply to keep up with development

By Ann McCreary
Twisp officials are keeping a tally of the amount of water available to serve new residential and commercial development, particularly in light of an increase over the past year in proposals to subdivide property for new home lots.
Twisp will amend well-drilling ban to help irrigation district

Twisp will amend well-drilling ban to help irrigation district

By Ann McCreary

Twisp’s law prohibiting new wells in town will be amended to allow Methow Valley Irrigation District (MVID) to drill four …

Twisp gets grant to update water system

Twisp gets grant to update water system

The Town of Twisp has received a $24,000 Community Development Block Grant for a water system plan update. Twisp is one of 17 rural towns and counties in Washington to receive a grant to fund planning and feasibility studies for new or improved water and wastewater systems, community centers, food banks, and fire safety facilities...
Faulty valve causes massive water leak

Faulty valve causes massive water leak

By Ann McCreary
A faulty valve on a Twisp water storage tank resulted in a large volume of municipal water lost last month.

Twisp’s water woes may finally be resolved

By Ann McCreary
After two decades of struggling with a shortage of water to serve current and future residents and businesses, the town of Twisp may finally have a solution in hand. In what Mayor Soo Ing-Moody terms “a very healthy sign for our town,” Twisp has signed an agreement to …

Watershed council, county will work on revision of state water rules

By Ann McCreary
With the goal of securing additional municipal water for the town of Twisp, Okanogan County’s planning director and Methow Watershed Council members have agreed to work together on
Proposal could help Twisp’s water shortage problems

Proposal could help Twisp’s water shortage problems

By Ann McCreary
A change in the state’s water law may soon be proposed by the Methow Watershed Council (MWC), with the goal of providing a long-sought solution to Twisp’s shortage of municipal water.