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City wants to buy wellhead

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By Lou Elliott Jones, Editor

The Chiefland City Commission wants to protect the city's water supply from any encroachment by purchasing a 155-acre wellhead site it currently leases from Suwannee River Water Management District.

The commission, which has been grappling with how it will share the water with neighboring cities and counties, approved spending $132,000 in savings to purchase a 33-acre wellhead site to secure exclusive use of the water for Chiefland. The approval came at Monday's regular commission meeting.

The measure also authorizes Mayor Teal Pomeroy to negotiate for the other 122 acres at the site for about $4,000 per acre and to secure financing for the purchase.

The commission would have to the $488,000 to purchase the additional land.

The entire site is owned by Suwannee River Water Management District and the city has invested $190,000 for the wellhead and lease.


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