Portion of foundation fails at city home due to wet soil
WILLMAR -- Wet soil caused a portion of the foundation of an older house to fail Wednesday at 933 2nd St. S.E.
Bruce Peterson, director of city planning and development services, said the city has a lot of expansive soil that swells when it becomes wet. The swelling exerts pressure on foundations and sometimes squeezes the water through the foundation and pushes walls in.
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