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Whisky Springs: Council discusses dwindling water levels, sewer issues

Source: West Yellowstone News | August 28th, 2015 | By Jeremy Weber West Yellowstone News
Location: United States, Montana

Excerpt: The low output of Whisky Springs and near-full conditions of the town’s sewer lagoon were the main topics of discussion Tuesday as the Town Council heard from Town Engineer Dick Dyer.

According to a presentation by Dyer, the Town currently uses an average of 1.2 million gallons of water per day (1.7 million at peak usage), but the output from Whisky Springs is far below that number…

The Town has been supplementing the Whisky Springs output with water from the old railroad well, but Dyer says that practice presents its own set of problems. According to Dyer, the railroad well produces only 700,000 gallons of water per day and that water is high in fluoride. Mixing well water with the spring water helps dilute the fluoride to acceptable levels, but any future wells dug in the area would face the same problem…

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