Area City Water Supply Down to 30 Day Supply


GROESBECK (October 20, 2011)—Groesbeck has enough water for 25 to 30 more days and Thursday officials said they’re close to an agreement that would provide a temporary source of water for residents.

The city is negotiating with owners of an area rock quarry to pump and pipe raw water 7 to 8 miles to a water treatment plant where it would be treated and then distributed.

The temporary fix will cost the city about $600,000, officials said Thursday.

The city will also have to get permission from the Texas Department of Transportation to extend pipes along the side of area highways.

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