Kivalina Finally Begins Filling Water Tanks Again
A remote village in northern Alaska has finally begun to fill its water storage tanks again, after spending last winter with dwindling reserves.
Crews at the Kivalina water plant began pumping water round-the-clock on Friday.
The Inupiat Eskimo community of 400 fell into its water crisis after the local water-supply pipeline was damaged by late-summer storms last year before its water tanks could be filled.
Kivalina is located 83 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
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