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Water concerns reach fever pitch during information session

About a month after some Sweet Home residents noticed tinted water coming out of their faucets, representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers joined Sweet Home city staff for a contentious community information session at city hall on Monday, Nov. 20. Nearly a hundred people packed into the city council chambers and hallway, while hundreds more watched online. Over accusations of deceit and bad faith, City Manager Kelcey Young and Mayor Susan Coleman explained the current, safe-to-consume state of Sweet Home’s water, and what the city can do to cover extra costs racked up by a straine...

 
 
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