White Pine South community impacted by boil water order for more than three weeks

September 16, 2019 08:37 AM

People in one Saratoga County community are hoping they will be able to use their water on Monday after three weeks of a boil water order.

The New York State Health Department issued the order for more than a dozen families in the White Pine South Community.

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Residents of the rental and mobile home community have been unable to use water for drinking, bathing, cooking, or cleaning for three weeks.

Tests on the water have come back positive for E.coli and coliform. The owners of the community are hoping the latest round of tests will come back clear on Monday.

The owners have cut the rental price for residents in the community. They have also offered residents cases of water.

Health Officials have not determined the source of the problem.

Test results could come back as early as Monday.

To hear more, click on John Craig’s report.


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