OMYA presents check to keep Superior swimming

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Photo Feb 03, 2 10 45 PM.jpg

Wayne Wilmans Plant Manager for OMYA-Superior presents a check to Rita Wentzel for necessary pool repairs. OMYA remains a strong supporter for the Superior Aquatics Center.

By Mila Besich-Lira

The temperatures outside may still be too cold to swim and few want to start thinking about the 100 degree temperatures that are weeks away, but that did not stop OMYA international from providing funds to make necessary repairs to the Town of Superior Aquatics Center.

Despite the season, the pool equipment must run every day and during a routine maintenance check, the town found that the pool need several major repairs in order to keep running safely.

OMYA’s donation to the town helped to replace broken backwash valves, impeller, light assemblies and the pump and seals for the chlorinator. The funds also covered labor, parts, supplies and repairs to the muratic acid and water-leveling pump.

Interim Town Manager Rita Wentzel explained that without the generous contributions made by OMYA the pool may not have been able to open. Wentzel was instrumental in working with OMYA to donate the much needed $2,871.

“OMYA has always been a supporter of Superior and the Aquatics Center,” stated Wentzel. “When the pool first opened, they purchased the lane dividers for swim competitions. They routinely sponsor OMYA free swim days during the season. We appreciate all OMYA has done to support the town now and over the years.”

admin (7657 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    ADOT: No state highway construction closures over Fourth of July weekend

    12 hours ago
    by

    PHOENIX — As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, state and local agencies are focusing efforts on promoting safety along […]


    Superior and Queen Creek tour ASARCO Ray Mine

    12 hours ago
    by

    A request was made by Towns of Queen Creek and Superior to tour our ASARCO’s Ray Mine on June 27th. […]


    Pinal legislative district at center of case

    16 hours ago
    by

    By HOWARD FISCHER, Capitol Media Services PHOENIX — Pinal County’s Legislative District 8 will be a focal point of the U.S. […]


    Superior Chamber of Commerce Seeks Business Attraction and Retention Consultant Team: Request for Proposals Available

    July 1st, 2015
    by

    Superior, AZ: The Superior Chamber of Commerce has released a Request for Proposals for business attraction, retention and expansion services […]


  • Stories Just For You

    DPS Encourages all Motorists to Drive Courteously This Holiday Season

    December 23rd, 2013
    by

    Arizona – The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), through its Highway Patrol Division, encourages all travelers to drive with […]


    Arvel Bird At the Arboretum New Year’s Day Concert at noon

    December 19th, 2013
    by

    Here’s a resolution you’ll find easy to keep: spend New Year’s Day outdoors at one of Arizona’s most scenic venues, […]


    Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School

    December 2nd, 2013
    by

    John Huppenthal, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction visited San Carlos Secondary School, one of the Cobre Valley Institute of Technology’s […]


    Happy Thanksgiving!

    November 28th, 2013
    by

    Copper Area News would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving! Please remember to drive safely this holiday weekend. For […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather