Cleveland County Rural Water District No. 1 was established more than ten years ago, but the board that oversees it is still having trouble determining how to get a well drilled for the town of Lexington and the prison facilities there.
At this time, Lexington prison facilities and the city of Lexington need a water well. The rural district hopes to drill on land owned by the Department of Corrections in the Lexington area. Capital Assets is managing DOC property right now, leaving it unclear which entity needs to sign off on water rights and what red tape is involved.
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