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Medical Lake draws nearer to accessing Spokane water


August 2, 2018

Medical Lake is now two-thirds of the way to the finish line in their effort to secure emergency water for its citizens following a July 23 vote of the Spokane City Council. By a 5-2 margin, the council approved an intertie with the West Plains city.

Spokane council members opposing the deal were Kate Burke and Mike Fagan.

Earlier, on June 18, the Medical Lake City Council unanimously, by a 5-0 vote of members present, passed their part of the deal that will provide a potential backup supply, should the need arise in the future.

The water would only be used in the event of an emergency, and...

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