Leak forces Dexter residents to limit water use


November 11th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

DEXTER, Iowa (AP) – A pipeline leak has forced Dexter officials to ask residents to limit their water use. Des Moines television station KCCI reports┬áthat workers had begun repairs but it was uncertain when they would be finished. Mayor Jerry Stiles says the leak began Thursday in a pipeline that runs six miles from a well near Redfield. Stiles says water quality is not affected.

Dexter is a Dallas County town of about 1,000 people that sits 30 miles west of Des Moines.