Emergency wells approved

Published 10/15 2012 10:15PM

Updated 10/16 2012 11:57AM

DECATUR -- City leaders want to make sure people have plenty of water. Council members voted Monday to build four emergency wells.

They're expected to produce between 1 - 2 million gallons of water daily. Two will discharge into Lake Decatur while the other two will go into the city's water mine.

The cost will be about $1.5 million. Officials say Lake Decatur is still nearly two feet below normal.

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