White Salmon To Stop Jewett Water Main Project; Suspends Building Permits
The City of White Salmon’s Jewett Water Main Improvement project will be shut down at the end of Thursday, and work suspended until June 24. City officials say the suspension could be shortened or lengthened depending on health risk assessments. In addition building inspections will not take place at this time to comply with Governor Jay Inslee’s executive order on Monday, so all city building permits are on a temporary hold, and construction should not be occurring in the White Salmon city limits. If there is an emergency such as a leaking roof or plumbing, the City will issue the necessary permits for repairs and make arrangements for inspections. Call 509-493-1133, extension 209 to make those arrangements. Garbage and recycling pickup are expected to continue on regularly scheduled days, but Republic Services will not pick up any items that are not in container or bagged. The next White Salmon City Council meeting on April 1 will take place by teleconference.