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Lead driller Josh Elsner, with Elsner Well Drilling, operates heavy equipment to complete a test well in northwest Park Rapids near Park Rapids Area High School. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

Test well drilled to look for quality water in city of Park Rapids

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Elsner Well Drilling has constructed a test well in Park Rapids at around 300 feet and is testing the water quality this week.

The drilling company was authorized by the City Council to drill a deep test well to see if the water quality would be better than the water from the city's other wells. The city's other wells are between 50 and 70 feet.


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