Even if they aren't getting water from Lone Chimney.
At the Board's
By separating them, entities that signed the
Noble County No. 2's share will be approximately
"We've got to make enough to pay our bills," he said. "We're working under a temporary budget and will look at the budget every month. It's something we're trying."
Most cities and water districts it serves are members, not customers.
Clark said these are tough times and the extended drought has even affected ground water. Springs that used to keep the lake full through the winter months don't flow anymore and some landowners are finding their wells are drying up.
Recent rains filled ponds and didn't generate runoff.
Clark said he can only hope another hurricane comes inland and refills the lake like the last time Lone Chimney was in this situation.
"If I could tell you what the outcome's going to be, I'd be glad to," he said. "We're looking kind of sad, if you want to know the truth."
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