Watercooler Up-date

The water is also independently tested three times per week by MES both at the point of entry as it relates to the treatment facility and at each school. We have over the last week embarked on a more aggressive, consistent, and extensive flushing campaign at all three schools. Using larger pipes in the flushing and discharge process, we have seen a marked improvement in the clarity of the water. In fact, that data shows iron levels at 0.25 mg/L or lower at all three schools on four of the last five tested days. We expect that to continue. While we firmly believe the more aggressive flushing

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Ever Considered Office Watercooler?

Director of Plant Operation and Maintenance Dave Benner received a complaint last week about the high schools drinking water taste. The school sent 10 cold water samples from both schools to A & L Laboratories, Inc. in Auburn. School officials received the results March 30. mineral water On Friday morning, school officials issued the no use order to staff and students. According to a press release from AOS 98 Superintendent Eileen King, school officials have shut down all fountains and bubblers, bottled water will be used for all food preparation, and Poland Springs would be delivering water

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