Cleaner source causes water-treatment problems

10/9/2008 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas)

With a shift to a cleaner water source than they have been accustomed to, officials in Lubbock, Texas, are grappling with how to adjust a water-treatment system that is designed for a tougher challenge. The system went from treating the mineral-laden water of Lake Meredith to cleaner water from an aquifer, meaning the treatment system's chemicals have nothing to bind to and are winding up in the drinking water.

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