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3 cities testing brewery water

28 wells: Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater examining ways to develop site

The Olympian
Published September 18, 2012

TUMWATER — The wells and aquifer that supplied water for the Olympia Brewery are undergoing tests this month to map out a plan for the cities of Olympia, Tumwater and Lacey to put the water to use. Complete Story

Olympia will get water from wells, not springs

McAllister Wellfield: Yelm, Lacey and Nisqually and Squaxin tribes all part of deal that took years to settle

The Olympian
Published September 16, 2012

For more than 60 years, most of Olympia’s drinking water has bubbled up to the surface at McAllister Springs, on an idyllic lake tucked away from public view near the Nisqually Indian Tribe reservation. Complete Story


Cities to Conduct Well and Aquifer Testing at Brewery Wellfield

September 7, 2012

The cities of Lacey, Olympia and Tumwater have contracted with RH2 Engineering (RH2) to develop a preliminary engineering plan for the Brewery Wellfield site which is jointly owned by the three cities.  In 2008, the cities purchased the water rights at the site of the former Olympia Brewery, following concerns that the water rights would legally expire following a period of non-use by the property owner. Complete Story


State OKs brewery water plan

Ecology: Slightly less than Conservancy Board determined will be transferred to municipal control

The Olympian
Published September 23, 2009

The quest by Thurston County's three largest cities to put to municipal use the water once used to brew beer at the Olympia Brewery reached another milestone Tuesday. Complete Story



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