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Town Plugs Leaking Lake

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Nottingham Lake in Avon is leaking. (credit: CBS)

Nottingham Lake in Avon is leaking. (credit: CBS)

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AVON, Colo. (AP) — Avon town officials have plugged a hole in Nottingham Lake that was causing the 15-acre lake to slowly disappear.

The leak was found by a fisherman after the lake level dropped seven feet last month.

RELATED STORY: Leaky Lake Could Cost Millions To Fix

The Vail Daily says the temporary plug appears to be holding until the town can replace a lake liner.

(© Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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