Valve fault cuts Channel Cove water
August 16, 2023
Five households in Channel Cove lost water overnight when a valve failed after routine maintenance by La Conner Public Works staff on Aug. 8.
Supervisor Todd Park said his crew had been “exercising a valve” when it apparently failed and started to leak after they finished their work.
Jodi Dean, executive director of Home Trust of Skagit, the landlord, said she got tenant reports of standing water in the grass.
“I called (Director of Public Works) Brian (Lease) and said, ‘Hey, listen, I’ve got some water standing out there,’ so we had his crew go out and they took care of it,”...