Sorrels 945 am tuesday ccw

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Sorrels 945 am tuesday ccw

  1. 1. Our Water Resource THE HEADWATERS: JAMES, SHENANDOAH, POTOMAC
  2. 2. A Richness of Water
  3. 3. Creating a Public Trust This water is “very soft, practically free from turpidity and the possibility of pollution is a minimum as the shed is very sparsely inhabited and is under constant Government supervision.” A 300-foot long, 50-foot high concrete dam was constructed using steam equipment and mules.
  4. 4. 25 miles from Staunton Staunton’s Water Supply Built 1924-1926 Staunton Reservoir 21 acres 108 million gallons at full pool 2 36-inch pipes at the back of the dam 16-inch line leaves the dam and goes through the mountain 2.3 million gallons PER DAY The 6,000- foot tunnel under the mountain.
  5. 5.  Also above the Staunton Reservoir and draining into it is Elkhorn Lake (a flood control earthen dam) 52 acres 261 million gallons at full pool Staunton owns the dam and leases the property from the Forest Service.
  6. 6. 1926-???

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