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Woodbury City Council members considered the city's standing laws governing responsibility for repairs to in-ground sprinkler systems. (Staff photo by Riham Feshir)

When city construction disrupts sprinklers, who should pay?

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Let’s say roads are getting redone in a neighborhood. Who foots the bill for a new sprinkler system if it needs replacing?

If it’s in the right-of-way, the homeowner pays for it, according to a city of Woodbury ordinance that council members have recently discussed when the question came up during road rehabilitation talks.


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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir is a reporter and photographer for the Woodbury Bulletin. Her coverage includes Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news.  Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.