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Lawrence County Floods - 2008 Water Line Break

As told by YAG Curator
Lawrenceville, Illinois

Story Narrative:

In 2008, Lawrence County’s flooding problems were compounded by a break in a water line that affected three cities. Lawrenceville-Allison Fire Chief Mike Mefford recounts how emergency personnel had to find the break and transport water to locals who didn’t have any, all while preventing flood water from getting into the regular water supply.

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