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Lebanon City Manager: Corps won't repay city for Foster Dam water release


September 21, 2022

Lebanon City Manager Nancy Brewer informed its City Council during the Thursday, Sept. 14, meeting that the Army Corps of Engineers would not repay the city for expenses incurred from the release of a significant amount of water from Foster Dam without warning in May.

The event was the result of a lawsuit by environmentalists regarding endangered fish populations. The unexpected water increase caused an excess of debris at Lebanon’s intake system, which ultimately cost the city $13,160 to clean.

Brewer informed the Corps that the city would send a bill for its negligence to inform Lebanon...

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