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A new creek featured at Eagle Valley Golf Course connects stormwater runoff from Woodbury Drive to the irrigation system. (Staff photo by Riham Feshir)

Fore: New project diverting more rainwater to local fairways

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An innovative project is poised to save millions of gallons of water each year and relieve some stress on an already overworked groundwater aquifer.

The $650,000 worth of infrastructure allows Woodbury’s two golf courses to reuse stormwater, which is already filled with nutrients, to green up all 36 holes instead of pumping about 40 million gallons annually to irrigate.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota. Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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