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Elsner Well drilling crews worked to find a new test well about a month ago. A pumping test will start next week. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Park Rapids well pumping test to begin next week

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The city of Park Rapids and its consultant, Ulteig Engineers, will conduct a groundwater pumping test starting next week.

The pumping will be on a newly installed water supply test well located near the northwest water tower. Elsner Well Drilling was contracted to drill holes for testing about a month ago.


The well will pump from an aquifer at a depth of approximately 150 feet below the surface.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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