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I am trying to paraphrase the following sentence using my own words. If you see any mistakes, please correct me.

In 1980, the Rural Water Commission issued a nearby motel a domestic licence to remove water from the lake and occasionally water is taken for the purpose of firefighting.

--> in 1980, the Rural Water Commission gave an offical permission to use water from the lake to a motel located near the lake. To extinguish fire, the water was often used.
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in 1980, the Rural Water Commission gave an offical permission to use water from the lake to a motel located near the lake. To extinguish fire, the water was often used.To extinguish fire.
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The water was often used to extinguish fire.
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