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Madison well breaks down


April 4, 2019

Grace Moore

The Madison well has been inaccessible due to weather.

While not the only well from which Moorcroft draws their water, the Madison contributes the highest volume at around 600 gallons per minute, according to Moorcroft Mayor Dick Claar. A month ago, the Madison went down.

Public Works Director Cory Allison noted at the time that the town's water tank "had dropped". However, there was still a great deal of snow and wet in the area 30 days ago.

"We're just fortunate that it's a minimal use water time so we didn’t have to do anything,” Claar said. “Otherwise, we would have been in a bind.”

The mayor said that as soon as the wet ground dr...

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