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MENDON, Utah (AP) -- It will cost a Cache County municipality a lot of money to recover from contaminated water wells.
The Herald Journal of Logan reports that Mendon is looking to borrow up to $880,000 to drill a new well.
In August, the city banned outdoor watering and shut down two wells that tested high for nitrates.
Nitrates can interfere with the blood's ability to carry oxygen. They commonly come from fertilizers, but health authorities say they don't know how it happened to Mendon's wells.
Mayor Mike Morgan says the city hopes to have a new well running by late spring for irrigation needs.
Information from: The Herald Journal
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