Purple water and leaks make for challenging year

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By Reed Anfinson


For a couple years now the City of Benson has known that it has a big leak, or maybe a number of small ones, that are draining water out of the Benson Family Aquatic Center pool.

While on average the pool is losing about 4 inches of water per day, Public Works Director Dan Gens told the Benson City Council at its meeting Monday night that this past weekend it lost a foot. 

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