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        Tunneling for Water: Digging the Tunnel and Prehistoric Water!

        This video traces the actual construction of Louisville Water Company's riverbank filtration system including the process of dynamiting the shaft and introducing the boring machine. It describes how this machine excavated 60,000 tons of rock, which was removed via a railcar system. It also highlights the unexpected discovery of a reservoir of prehistoric water and explores the tunnel workers' daily routine.

        This resource is part of the Louisville Water Company: Tunneling for Water collection.

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