Water tower restoration could cost Grand Forks hundreds of thousands of dollars
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Smiley, the cheerful water tower that greets thousands of motorists in Grand Forks, may be too expensive to save.
Cost estimates for restoring the old fellow, whose coat of paint is falling off in large chunks, show that long-term restoration would cost four times as much as demolition, which doesn't come cheap either.
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