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Stream Advisory

The City of Topeka Utilities Department employees have taken water samples from the Shunganunga Creek on 6/24/19 to test for elevated levels of bacteria. Test results will not be available until 6/25/19. However, as a precaution The City of Topeka Utility Department is advising Topeka area residents to avoid contact with the Shunganunga Creek flowing …

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Proposed 2020 Budget

The City of Topeka Finance Department has released the preliminary 2020 budget on the City of Topeka website. The 2020 budget will be $292.6 million and will be the sixth consecutive budget proposal that has not included a mill levy increase. The FY20 Proposed Budget continues to support the budget priorities that were established by …

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Stream Advisory Lifted

The test results from recent samples taken from the Shunganunga Creek have come back with acceptable levels of bacteria. These results allow us to lift the stream advisory that was put in effect on June 6th. If you have any questions regarding this incident please call: Ryan Woolaway City of Topeka 785-409-8636

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Advanced Meter Infrastructure

The City of Topeka Utilities Department is currently in the process installing an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) system. This system provides the Utilities Department with the ability to read all 57,000 water meters in Topeka by radio, using 31 radio receiving locations. The AMI system will also provide the Utilities Department with more frequent and …

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Donate Blood at the 3rd Annual Battle of the Badges

Local fire and law enforcement personnel are teaming with the American Red Cross for the 3rd annual Battle of the Badges blood drive to see who can recruit the most eligible donors in their community to donate blood. Individuals can join the Battle of the Badges blood drive by donating May 30 from 9 a.m. …

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