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Ron Carnell flags a defective sprinkler head that will be replaced. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Residents slowly begin to conserve water

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As Park Rapids heads into its second week of a water prohibition campaign, city officials want to make sure residents are getting the message to cut back watering.

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City wells contaminated with nitrates from years of fertilizing surrounding farm fields have left Park Rapids with two uncontaminated wells that can't keep abreast of water needs.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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