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Medical Lake talks to Spokane about emergency water intertie


Medical Lake has been meeting with the city of Spokane to hook up an intertie to a water main as an emergency source of water for the summer.

The water main, owned by Spokane, is located on SR 902 less than 500 feet from one of the four wells Medical Lake draws its water.

City Administrator Doug Ross said Medical Lake would tap into Spokane’s water main only as a backup.

According to Ross, Medical Lake and Spokane have been in negotiations for several years. Although the physical work of putting a booster station and valve under the highway would not take long, the political process...

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