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A crane positions the tank of Bertha's new water tower, which has a 50,000 gallon capacity. Construction finished Wednesday, but the tower will not become operational until next spring or summer, said Joeb Oyster, project engineer for Moore Engineering. Photo submitted by Joeb Oyster

Bertha gets new water tower

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Construction finished Wednesday on an all-new water tower for the city of Bertha, said Joeb Oyster, project engineer for Moore Engineering, the firm that designed the new structure. With a price tag of nearly $400,000, the new tower is part of an approximately $8 million public works overhaul of the city, which city officials said is mostly funded by grant money.


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