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Oberon water high in manganese, city failed to warn residents

A letter sent by the North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality (NDDEQ) to the City of Oberon on May 10 states the city's drinking water contains high levels of manganese and outlines how the city failed to notify residents.

According to the letter, manganese in the city’s water exceeds the health advisory levels of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Manganese, an unregulated contami...

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