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Dawson County officials will be working to develop a written policy for temporary oilfield water lines or other utilities crossing or placed within the right-of-way of county roads. County Judge Foy O’Brien brought the issue up late last year and renewed it during Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Dawson County Commissioners Court. O’Brien said the county has normally handled such issues on an informal basis but that increased oilfield activity in recent years has prompted the need for a formal policy and written guidelines. County officials said temporary pipelines placed atop the ground in the county right-of-way and buried lines crossing roads both ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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