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Atlanta turning quarry into one of America’s largest reservoirs

Jun 24, 2015

Atlanta turning quarry into one of America’s largest reservoirs

Atlanta had decided to move forward with a project to turn a quarry that's been around for over 100 years into one of America's largest water reservoirs. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that the city bought the mine years ago with plans ...

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Bonita Springs’ limestone mine could serve as future reservoir

Jun 09, 2014

Bonita Springs’ limestone mine could serve as future reservoir

Officials in Bonita Springs, Fla., are discussing how a local limestone mine will be used in the future. The permit for limestone mine Bonita Grande Aggregates will expire on May 27, 2020, and the city is interested in how it will ...

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Thornton Quarry to provide stormwater relief

Sep 24, 2013

Thornton Quarry to provide stormwater relief

The Thornton Quarry will soon serve as a stormwater reservoir for the village of Thornton, Illinois. A “last blast” at the quarry on Monday removed tons of 400-million-year-old limestone, making way for the village to eventually use the site for flood ...

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