Community wells could be fix for Clarke water contamination

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Posted: March 2, 2013

The Winchester Star

In April 2012, James “Doodle” Shepherd, owner of J & J Corner Store on Harry Byrd Highway ( Va. 7) in Clarke County, points out the pumping and filtering system that had to be installed due to a gasoline leak from one of his buried holding tanks. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)

BERRYVILLE — Officials working to contain a gasoline spill on Shepherds Mill Road say a community well might be the best solution to provide water for those facing contamination issues.

John Giese,…

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