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Sweet Home water tests clear of cyanotoxins


July 18, 2018

Testing has showed Sweet Home’s drinking water is clear of the cyanotoxins detected in May in Salem’s drinking water supply.

Public Works Director Greg Springman and Jacobs Project Manager Steven Haney reported the findings to the City Council during its regular meeting on July 10.

Springman told the council the city had received the test results for the city’s treated water that day. The city sampled finished drinking water on June 14. That test generally takes up to two weeks to complete.

The city also sampled its raw water, which is drawn directly from Foster Reservoir, on June 2...

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