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City of Orofino's water intake system is the answer for Week 277 of Orofino History Trivia a special feature to celebrate the history and heritage of Clearwater Country. Watch each day for another clue.We are looking for an event.

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Monday: Near the water

Tuesday: Parts are under water.

Wednesday: Parts are very old.

City of Orofino's water intake system starts with intakes in a deep area of the Clearwater River where gabian baskets help to dam up the water. The raw water goes through a water pumping station before it goes into the treatment plant. The intake structure is 78 years old and the treatment plant it pumps to is 55 years old.

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