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CASHMERE -- It took Fred Berger, foreman of the Peshastin Irrigation District, nearly two weeks to fasten metal plates over intake pipes to restrict how much water orchardists could draw from the district's 14-mile-long canal.

He started July 29, but he had more than 200 water boxes containing the intakes to tend to, many of them serving multiple customers.

District Manager Joel Teeley feared growers might revolt and tear the plates off. He was relieved when that didn't happen.

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