Muscatine Power and Water to host water tower dedication ceremony

Courtesy MPW

Muscatine Power and Water (MPW) will host a dedication ceremony of its recently refurbished water tower on Highway 61 Bypass on Monday, Aug. 17.

The ceremony will include a ribbon cutting with the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GMCCI) and time-lapse video showing the painting of the new one-of-a-kind design.

The local community and friends of Muscatine worldwide helped Muscatine win the “It’s in the Water” hometown pride contest sponsored by the Iowa Finance Authority and announced by Governor Kim Reynolds at the 2019 Iowa State Fair.

Speakers include Directors of the Iowa Finance Authority and Department of Natural Resources and Muscatine Mayor Diana Broderson Artist Laura Palmer, originally from Muscatine, will also be in attendance. Palmer created images capturing Muscatine’s iconic features in her unique style. Palmer’s new design replaces the original design created by her father in 1999.

The event, by invitation only, will be held at 4 p.m. at the Geneva Golf and Country Club, 3100 Bidwell Road, Muscatine.