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Municipal water gets frequent testing

Petersburg’s municipal water system is tested daily, weekly and more. That’s according to Borough Public Works Director Karl Hagerman. Hagerman briefed the Assembly on the safety of the water supply last Tuesday night (2/19) in the wake of the previous week’s boil-water notice. Hagerman explained that the water undergoes frequent testing by Petersburg Medical Center, as well as staff at the water treatment plant. Matt Lichtenstein filed this report:

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