Marvell, AR is a small rural water system had been using an elevated storage tank for means of water pressure and volume for the town supplied by an old turbine that would only fill the elevated tank to about half of its capacity. They have a second elevated tank in the county as a back up however by only filling that tank half full it did not have enough pressure to send the water to the county tank. They also had no fire protection due to the lack of volume and pressure.

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