Special water use permits suspended in Russell
According to a news release issued Tuesday, city officials said the “benchmark for issuing special water use permits, water running over the low head dam in Big Creek immediately downstream from the city’s Big Creek intake, is no longer being met.”
Until further notice, special water use permits are not being issued in Russell.
The city began issuing the one-day permits January 29 on a limited basis.
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