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Groundbreaking date set for Preston County dam rehabilitation project that will benefit local residents and advance WVU research

A collaboration between the West Virginia Conservation Agency, the Monongahela Conservation District, the Natural Resources Conservation Service and West Virginia University will result in improved safety for local residents, real savings for some Preston County water customers and research for faculty and students. 

At 11 a.m. on August 7, ground will be broken on a nearly $8 million rehabilitation of the Upper Deckers Creek Site 1 dam in Preston County.