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TVA alters repairs to help winter duck hunting

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PARIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority is moving up repairs on the West Sandy Dewatering Project on Kentucky Reservoir in Henry County.

Officials plan to begin repairs and maintenance on both sides of the pump house this summer to accommodate winter duck hunting.

Earlier, TVA had planned to lower West Sandy water levels throughout the next two winter waterfowl seasons. But with the new schedule, TVA said hunters can expect normal water levels this winter season, weather permitting.

The pumping station must be repaired to continue seasonal flooding that supports waterfowl habitat.

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