Water main work

Woodstock Water and Sewer Department workers Jason Roberts, measuring the ditch, L.J. Neff and Howard Miller, operating the backhoe, install a 12-inch water main along Tower Avenue on Wednesday. The line will extend to West Locust Street and eventually to Sunset Crest. It will loop into the existing distribution system to provide increased volume for fire suppression, to stabilize pressure and improve flow to and from the North Street storage tank. This is the first of three system upgrades planned for this year. Alex Bridges/Daily