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Water well issues concern Odessa

Well No. 3 has declining output

ODESSA — Town Council discussed the issue of municipal well No. 3, until recently the town’s primary water source, at a regular meeting Monday, Feb. 12. Faced with declining output from well No. 3, the public works crew switched to using well No. 4, the former backup well.

A $30,000 grant was obtained to study why the well’s output declined so drastically. The study resulted in two proposals: scrubbing of the well shaft for $250,000 with no guarantee that the decline would be remedied or placing a camera down the shaft to inspect it for $50,000.

Mayor Bill Crossley told the council that the lo...


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