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Cedar Falls penstocks get new coat of paint in high-wire act

You think painting your house is a challenge? Try removing lead paint from an 11-foot-wide pipe, pressurized to 128 pounds per square inch, while hanging a hundred feet over the city’s clean drinking water supply. That has been the work situation for contractors working to repaint the trestles and pipes… [ Keep reading ]