The village that supplies water to about 150 customers has been operating with one deep water well for about three years. A $149,000 grant has been exhausted in the search for a second well.
“We drilled six dry holes one right after the other,” said Maddox, who is asking area legislators for emergency funding. “If we lose the water well we’re operating with now, we won’t have anything. That’s the reason we kept moving and trying to locate some water.”
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