Little River's Water Flow Drops Considerably

Blount County (WVLT) -- This weekend, two Blount County cities enjoyed a much needed break from mandatory water restrictions, but it looks like it might only be temporary for Alcoa and Maryville.

Last weeks rains raised the Little River's water flow level to 140 cubic feet per-second.

It has fallen considerably since then, now flowing at a rate of 41 cubic feet per-second.

A new pipeline should start pumping this week, but it still may not be enough to keep the restrictions away.

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  • by robert Location: knox on Oct 28, 2007 at 09:53 PM
    Sorry, we only have enough water for everyone on weekends. Now that all the rental cabin hot tubs are filled and tourists are gone, we will have put the restrictions back on the locals


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