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Beaver being blamed for water crisis in Depoe Bay

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 10th, 2013

A pump station at Rocky Creek that supplies Depoe Bay with most of its raw water was disabled after a beaver destroyed a plywood dam at the site, wreaking havoc with the pumpís intake. Water from the pond is pumped about a mile north to the cityís reservoir, which fell three feet after the pumpís failure. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

DEPOE BAY ó City officials blamed a beaver for a Labor Day weekend water crisis that nearly drained Depoe Bayís reservoir.

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