An engineering firm that the city of Vandalia hired two months ago to resolve problems with its raw water intake on the Kaskaskia River says it will need to do an additional study before formulating a recommendation.
Jim Wells of Gonzalez Companies told the city council on Monday that its initial inspection of the intake was delayed by high river levels.
Once the level of the river dropped, Wells said, the engineers found that up to half of a finger dyke near the intake had been washed away.
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