MAP Project Celebrates a Milestone!
Back in 2006, MAP Field Manager, Harold Reynolds, became involved with a project that would become the WAU-COL Regional Water System. The Wausa and Coleridge (WAU-COL) project area in northeast Nebraska had several small villages with either a quantity or quality problem with their drinking water. Wausa and Coleridge had a sufficient source of good quality water that could provide enough water to supply the six villages and themselves.
MAP staff, USDA-RD, Northeast Nebraska RC&D, Nebraska Health and Human Services and the Natural Resource Districts in the area formed an advisory coalition to assist the communities in forming the District. The scope of the project included the development of a new water source for the communities of Magnet, McLean, Belden, and approximately 15 rural users. Phase 1 of the project was recently completed, and the milestone was celebrated to provide special recognition to those who were instrumental to the project…..(view the full story on our website)