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Yakima City Council Will Consider Buying Special Pump for Flooding

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Yakima's Wastewater Division is asking the city council to buy an emergency pump. Yakima's Wastewater Division is asking the city council to buy an emergency pump.

YAKIMA, WA - Yakima's Wastewater Division is asking the city council to buy an emergency pump.

The trash pump and trailer will be used to help control flooding, when the city's stormwater system reaches capacity.

The wastewater manager said purchasing the pump will improve public service during emergencies or planned maintenance activities.

The pump and trailer will cost around $46,000.

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