Virgina utility plans to store water in limestone quarries

01/29/2009 | Washington Post, The

Loudoun Water in Virginia announced plans to use limestone quarries to store water from the Potomac River, but only after studying the proposal for several years. The utility plans to store up to 8 billion gallons of water once Luck Stone, the quarry owner, completes its mining projects. Loudoun Water still requires federal approvals for the project, and the first quarry would not be converted until 2017.

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