Losing water at ‘alarming rate,’ Benson’s pool closes for 2022

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By Reed Anfinson


“It is with much regret that we announce the closing of the Benson Family Aquatic Center for the 2022 season as of the end of the day, Sunday, Aug. 7,” the City of Benson said in a news release last Thursday.

Losing 50,000 gallons of water a day, and not knowing where it is going, nearly a foot a day, the city had little choice but to close the pool down more than three weeks ahead of its normal closing time around Labor Day.v


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