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Jordan’s ‘Kill Bill’ Could Block Boone’s Four Million Gallon-per-Day Water Intake Project on New River

June 18, 2012. State Rep. Jonathan Jordan, of District 93, Ashe and Watauga counties, filed a bill in the N.C. House of Representatives to “Disapprove New River Basin Rule.” The rule refers to the state’s classification of water that would be used on the New River for the intake project as Water Supply (WS) IV.┬áThe WS IV rating means the water is high quality resource water eligible for intakes.

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