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News : $2.5 Million Granted To Locust Creek Project North Of Milan
Posted by Randy on 2014/9/3 4:13:37 (164 reads) News by the same author

The Natural Resources Conservation Service will grant $2 1/2 million to advance
permitting and final engineering on the East Locust Creek reservoir project north of Milan.
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The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission says the money, which comes from the NRSC budget and is not an earmark, will be used to plan for, and satisfy many
environmental requirements, and finish the final design on the dam, spillway, and water intake structure.

Senator Roy Blunt, who was in Milan today, said the lake will fundamentally change the economy for north central Missouri and open up vast opportunities. Blunt said, while there is much work to be done, he's pleased NRCS is funding projects like the East Locust Creek reservoir in Sullivan County, and the Little Otter Creek reservoir in Caldwell County.

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission Chairman, Rick Gardner, and the Commission's General Manager, Brad Scott, both praised Senator Blunt for his assistance with the project.

The proposed nearly 2400 acre lake is to provide a water supply for a 10 county area in north central Missouri.

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