TEMPLETON, Ind. (WLFI) - For the small town of Templeton the past week has been a difficult one.
With temperatures in the 90s and no running water residents said they're grateful for the outpouring of support from surrounding communities.
"'What can we do to let them know that we really, really appreciate that they're doing for us?' And it just (came) to me," resident Beverly Lank said. "Put out a sign all along the street and when they drive up and down and they see those signs, they'll know that it comes from the heart. The whole community appreciates it."
Brouillette Heating, Cooling and Plumbing of Fowler has been working non-stop to repair wells in Templeton. Lank said their work isn't done but the town wants them to know how grateful they are for their hard work.
"They're going to have to come back and do other things like cover up where they had to dig, but the main thing right now is getting water to everybody," Lank said.
"It made me realize that Benton County does care about our little small town," resident Paige Davis said.
It's a small town that's grown closer during the week.
"We've been together more. We've talked more. We've laughed. We've had a good time with our concerns and it has brought us closer together," Lank said. "Now, when they get all done and we get water, we're talking about having a block party. We're looking forward now to that."
For now, all but two homes have water, and what's most important: each other.
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