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Worthington wells lose ground, ban remains

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Worthington Minnesota 300 11th Street / P.O. Box 639 56187

WORTHINGTON -- A lack of rainfall in the past week has caused four of Worthington's six wells in the Lake Bella wellfield to see a drop in water level, according to Worthington Public Utilities general manager Scott Hain.

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On Friday, Well 26 showed no change in water level, with the top of the water still measuring 23 feet, 6 inches from ground level. The level is 1 foot, 10 inches short of where it needed to be this week to reach 90 percent of the 10-year average, and thereby be cause to lift the city's ban on nonessential watering.

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