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Future of Water Center in jeopardy

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Albany leaders encourage state leaders to reinstate money for the Flint River Water Policy and Planning Center.

Several State senators met with local leaders Tuesday to discuss ways of conserving water.

They also talked about the future of Albany's water center.

It's still open, though it no longer gets funding from the state.

Leaders say it's too important not to get support from the state.

"We need the Water Policy Center to understand agriculture. So we need to get a certain amount of funding to keep us up-to-date of the knowledge of water issues with agriculture. The Center helps us solve those problems," said Georgia Senator Ross Tolleson.

If the Center gets money from the state, it would also get matching money from the federal government that would allow it to keep doing research.


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