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By Aliya Hall
The Creswell Chronicle 

Fighters against flooding: Creswell Water Control District

 

June 27, 2019

Map provided

A map of the Creswell Water Control District's region by tax lots. The CWCD's focus is to prevent damage and destruction of life and property from floods.

There are certain jobs and roles that are often overlooked, not seen or even hidden. The custodian, a behind-the-scenes organizer, the anonymous donor.

And the Creswell Water Control District board members.

What?

Jim Fox, treasurer and new board member, said it's akin to not noticing the house is clean - until it's dirty.

"That's probably why there's not a lot of public awareness," he said, "because they've done such a good job of keeping the house clean."

The water district was formed Oct. 25, 1957. The five-member board is responsible for acquiring, purchasing, constructing, improving, o...



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