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Arsenic content up in school's water

September 18, 2008 6:09:06 PM PDT
An elevated level of arsenic has been found in the water supply of a Kane County middle school.Laboratory tests found arsenic concentrations as high as 39 parts per billion in the drinking water at Hinckley-Big Rock Middle School. That's nearly four times higher than the government standard.

The school district is providing bottled water to students, using bottled water for cooking and installing upgraded filters.


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