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Water could face prolonged turbidity

Sweet Home's water quality took a central focus at the city council meeting held Monday, Nov. 13, where Public Works Director Greg Springman said he's preparing for high turbidity in the water to last through the spring.

"We could literally see these types of turbidities, I feel, into February, March, April," Springman said during the meeting. On top of the Green Peter drawdown increasing the amount of sediment in the water that feeds into Foster Lake, seasonal rains also contribute to increased turbidity this time of year.

"I've been going up to Green Peter, I've gone up there several time...