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How do you determine the cost of doing nothing?

That is a question that needs to be asked with regards to our water supply.Take the time to read the whole thing.”This community has struggled for over 20 years, dating back to the beginning of property acquisition for a “Buck Mountain Reservoir” in the early 1980’s, to find a new water supply that can be permitted by appropriate regulatory authorities,”…“It’s not appropriate to look at that entire price tag as being solely the result of growth,” Frederick said.  “The existing Ragged Mountain Dam, the upper dam is 122 years old.  The lower dam is 99 years old.  We have a Sugar Hollow pipeline that’s 80 years old.”

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