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Inaccuracies in the 6pm story

Mike McGill, Chief Communications Officer with CFPUA here. We have not installed an irrigation well. What we have actually done it is construct an aquifer storage recovery system. This system places millions of gallons of treated water underground into an aquifer during periods of lower demand like the wintertime. The system then pulls out the water during periods of high demand, like the summer, to make sure we have an adequate supply for our customers.

The entire effort is in an initial testing phase and residents closest to the project were informed by letter that issues with their wells may occur. They were given my number and email and instruct to inform us if any problem developed. Mr. Page contacted me at 5 p.m. last night and our staff was on hand this morning to take samples and address the situation.

We have received two complaints, Mr. Page's and one other. We regret the inconvenience and will report the results of our sampling and testing in the coming days.



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