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By Dan Rudy 

ADEC annual report: the water's fine


With the start of the borough’s new business year beginning Sunday, residents Monday found summaries for local water quality during 2017 in their postal boxes.

Conducted last year by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s Drinking Water Protection Program, sampling measured treated water for various inorganic and radioactive contaminants, as well as gauging residual disinfectants and disinfection by-products still present. Across the board, Wrangell’s water fell within regulatory thresholds for safety.

The results showed an improvement in water quality over the previous...

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