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Water Plant Work Starts

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Water Plant Work Starts

Work is beginning on the process to expand and upgrade Yankton’s water treatment plant.

City Manager Amy Nelson says the newest of the two plants will be shut down for some upgrades…

 

Nelson says the old plant should be able to handle the load…

 

The Corps of Engineers has lowered the level of the Missouri River to winter flows, but Nelson says that has not caused any problems with the water intake…yet…

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