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Sewer plant upgrade in Trenton now 80% complete

One of several projects currently being worked on in Trenton is a sewer plant upgrade. City Administrator Ron Urton says the effluent disinfection project treats the water going into Muddy Creek with chlorine. The project is about 80% complete, and the work is expected to be done by July 1, however, the work may be […]

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TMU to continue flushing of water system

Trenton Municipal Utilities will begin flushing the distribution system on Wednesday and continue for about two weeks on the entire area east of U. S. Highway 65 to the Trenton city limits. Flushing will be done weekdays from 7 o’clock in the morning to 2:30 in the afternoon. There may be discolored water during the […]

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TMU to continue flushing water distribution system

The staff of Trenton Municipal Utilities will begin flushing the water distribution system in another portion of Trenton. Beginning Wednesday, May 8th, and continuing for approximately two weeks, the area to be flushed will be west of Highway 65 to the railroad tracks. This includes all of that area between the north and south city […]

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Trenton City Council informed wastewater project to cost almost $1M over estimate

Trenton City Council tonight, with three newly-elected members, will again consider the headworks project at the Trenton wastewater plant. Burns and McDonnell engineering is expected to review and discuss the costs of the proposed improvements. Utility Director Ron Urton has provided information to the council and media that shows the fixed cost of the headworks […]

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Weather observations for Trenton moving to water plant

The location of weather observations for Trenton is changing. Trenton Fire Chief Brandon Gibler reports the National Weather Service picked up the thermometer and rain guage from the fire station Tuesday to transition to a new site at the water treatment plant. Gibler says he believes precipitation observations will start at the plant immediately, but […]

State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]