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Tennessee’s Volunteers Establish Emergency Water Treatment Plant in Under Three Weeks

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The 2016 drought in Tennessee garnered most attention for its relevance to the catastrophic wildfires that destroyed parts of Gatlinburg and the Great Smokey Mountains in late November. Lesser known is the impact that the drought had on water systems in southeast Tennessee. Although subsequent rains wiped out the worst of the drought conditions, they did not erase the story of exceptional measures by state agencies and local municipalities in conjunction with numerous water professionals to ensure that Tennesseans in Bledsoe County were supplied with adequate drinking water.

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