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Madison using $1M from Legislature for water plans

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

MADISON (AP) — Town leaders in Madison aren't waiting for the U.S. government to move ahead with plans to connect to a new source of water.

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City engineer Chad Comes tells the Madison Daily Leader the South Dakota Legislature appropriated $1 million toward the effort.

He says that money will be repaid when federal funding is approved for the city's leg of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System.

Madison's 6,500 residents couldn't drink city water for a couple of days in January after a concrete-and-dirt roof collapsed into an underground well that feeds the city's water towers, which contaminated the water.

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