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Cottage Grove city officials peer into a section of the 6-foot-diameter concrete stormwater pipe being installed up to 40 feet below ground near the intersection of 70th Street and Keats Avenue. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

One piece at a time, large stormwater pipe buried in Cottage Grove


Imagine trying to bury short cylinders end to end underground across a backyard.

Sound tricky?

Now try doing something similar — albeit on a much larger scale — with sections of concrete pipe at depths of roughly 40 feet across a full mile of s


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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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