The HISTORY of WATER

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The HISTORY of WATER

Little buildings on a farm near Washington mark the location of the city’s water wells, which the city has used since the 1960s.

The HISTORY of WATER

The City of Washington used to get its water from Mill Creek before Doc Smart asked well diggers to look for good water.

The HISTORY of WATER

The city’s wells were drilled on land owned by the Marvel and Bob Boston family. The Bostons allowed the city to put wells on their land because they wanted to contribute to the community. The original financial agreement when the wells were put in was that the city would pay the taxes on the land.

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