by Kurt Hildebrand

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August 29, 2013
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Court may require water system takeover

An injunction was granted Tuesday prohibiting the owners of the Sierra Country Estates’ water system from operating it. Marsha and Bill Tomerlin filed notice they wouldn’t contest the injunction sought by the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection. The state also asked District Judge Tod Young to appoint Douglas County the receiver for the water system. Deputy District Attorney Doug Ritchie asked that Young continue the order until after a Sept. 5 Douglas County commissioners meeting. County commissioners have discussed the water system, which has been under state scrutiny for years, but have yet to agree to take it over. Deputy …

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