EVART, Mich. (AP) – A bottled-water company that wants to pump more water in western Michigan needs a permit from a township as part of the project.

A permit to build a small building in Osceola Township is not a sure thing. The planning commission is meeting on April 18 on Nestle Ice Mountain’s request to construct a pumping station reports the Grand Rapids Press. 

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The station is part of the company’s proposal to withdraw up to 400 gallons per minute from a well in Osceola County – up from 150 gallons per minute. That request is pending with state regulators.

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Officials in Osceola Township are raising questions about the pumping station. Supervisor Tim Ladd says it might not fit zoning rules. The building would be constructed at Spring Hill Camp.

 

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