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The city of Lincoln is keeping the door open on plans to tap the Missouri River as a second water source

Courtesy: City of Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska) – The city of Lincoln hopes to hear from the public its plans to secure a second source of water.

The Lincoln Transportation and Utilities Department will hold an open house on the project.

The open house is set for March 7 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Southwest High School.

City officials, as well as members of the Mayor’s Water Source Advisory Council, will answer questions from the public.

They will also provide more information on the city’s current water system and proposed project.

SEE ALSO: The city of Lincoln decides to use the Missouri River as a second source of water

On February 6, city officials announced their plans for a second water source for Lincoln.

The 27-member advisory council spent nine months considering potential sources and found that a pipeline to the Missouri River would be the best option.

The proposed project would be one of the largest enterprises in the city, costing nearly $1.4 billion and taking up to 25 years to complete.

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