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20 years ago

November 28, 1996

Funding sought for colored water problem

It’s a chance, an exhaustive guessing game. What color will my water be today? Is it orange or clear as a spring? That’s the tired problem that many cheney residenst have faced this fall as construction and fires usage have caused more water to be brought through the old pipes, causing rust to be stirred and to eventually make it’s way out of the tap. Discolored water is not a health risk, insists Paul Schmidt, director of public works. But, it is disconcerning to fill up a drinking glass with Kool-Aid colored...

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