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updated: 3/24/2014 5:29 PM

Mount Prospect water tower down for maintenance

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The water tower in downtown Mount Prospect is going to be drained, repainted and receive regular maintenance this spring, putting the nearby Evergreen public parking lot out of commission until the project wraps up in July, village officials announced Monday.

According to a news release from the village, there will be no restrictions or limitations on water use while the tower is out of service.

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The work includes sandblasting and repainting the inside and outside of the tank. The village has contracted with LC United Painting

of Sterling Heights, Mich., to make some minor repairs and to repaint the tank and tower. The contractor will be installing a shroud over the elevated tank to contain sanding debris and any paint overspray that may occur from the project.

"The elevated tank is an essential component of the village's water system ensuring water service reliability and fire protection for our residents receiving village water," the news release states.

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