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Sewer System Investigated

Herald of April 3, 1997

The Martinsburg Municipal Authority was investigating possible contamination of the sewer system during the last three months of 1996. Tests showed levels from biochemical oxygen demand were “sky high” during that time period. Possible suspected contaminants were blood, animal carcasses or chemicals.

The Roaring Spring Municipal Authority turned off water to the Spring Gardens Apartments for non payment. The shutoff affected 22 tenants, and water service was restored within 24 hours after the owners of the complex paid the bill.

Brian McConnell of New Enterpris...


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