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Staff Reporter 

Water consumption, production drops in Medical Lake

New software making reporting easier, one of reasons for declines


Medical Lake continues to make some progress in reducing the water it produces and consumes.

According to the most recent water efficiency report, Medical Lake produced and purchased 279.2 million gallons of water in 2016. This is about a 3 percent decrease from 2015 when the city pumped and bought about 286.7 million gallons, which was lower than the year before.

Water consumption declined as well. Last year, the city consumed a little over 254.2 million gallons a 4 percent drop from 2015. The year before consumption dropped about 1.5 percent.

Medical Lake adopted new water efficiency go...

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