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Franklin: High fluoride levels tainted water

Source: The Derrick | February 13th, 2018 | By Marissa Dechant, Staff writer

Excessive levels of fluoride were officially marked the cause Monday of the discolored and metallic tasting water Third Ward residents in Franklin have been experiencing since Thursday.

Surplus amounts of the chemical compound, which are believed to have been introduced to the Franklin water system around Feb. 1, through the Barrett Flats Water Treatment Plant across French Creek, were not deemed an emergency, according to City Manager Tracy Jamieson…

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