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Rural Water Supply

Rural Water Supply

Rural water supply includes measures installed for the establishment of groupwater supplies primarily for agricultural use in rural areas.  Thesemeasures can include all uses of water in rural areas to meet the needs ofhouseholds, farmstead, small firms, or community facilities.  Rural areasare those areas where residents live on farms, in unincorporated settlements, orin incorporated villages or small towns and where agriculture (includingwoodland activities) and extractive industries (including seafood harvesting)provide the primary employment base.  The service area for rural watersupply shall not include any area in any city or town that has a population ofover 10,000 inhabitants according to the latest decennial census of the UnitedStates.

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aerial view of reservoir dam

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aerial view of reservoir