Flomaton town council eyes money to fix well

The Flomaton Town Council voted Monday afternoon to go to its line of credit to borrow $117,680 to repair the pump on the water tank on Highway 113 that failed, which prompted the town to purchase water from the McCall Water System.

During the telephone conference meeting, Utilities Superintendent Shaun Moye informed the council that the pump on the Highway 113 tank failed a couple of weeks ago. He was able to rent a pump and tie into the McCall Water System to provide water for the short term.

Moye explained that screens 180-feet deep got clogged up and put strains on the pump, causing the...