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City Remains Under Water Conservation Order

By Gordon Hopkins
Despite recent rainfall and cooler temperatures, the City of Fairbury remains under a water emergency as of press time and citizens are asked to limit their use of water for irrigation and any unnecessary use of water, such as washing cars or filling swimming pools. The City has been under a conservation order since June of this year, when a drop in the water level within the Fairbury water tower led Mayor Spencer Brown to issue the order.
Much of Nebraska remains in drought conditions, or at least abnormally dry, according to UNL's U.S. Drought Monitor. However, the Fairbury area has seen some rainfall, including some sever...

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