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Martinsburg Borough Council Discusses Future Possible Water Concerns

The pollution exposure insurance discussed at the May Martinsburg Borough Council meeting was rejected by the council at the June meeting.

Borough Manager Rich Brantner Jr. said the Martinsburg Authority has opted in to this, but he wasn’t sure if it was necessary for the borough to do so.

“[The authority] has bodies of water they’re contending with,” Brantner said, noting the reservoir.

If someone were to dump something into the reservoir and the person wasn’t found, the authority would have to pay for the cleanup. The authority also had outside tanks, while the borough’s are inside.

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