Are there any other ways to reduce these contaminants?

The Town is able to systematically flush the distribution system but there are potential negative impacts that could arise from this measure. Flushing, through fire hydrants, disrupts the system resulting in potential laundry impacts and produces cloudy water throughout the system. Flushing also uses large volumes of water resulting in higher costs to the district. Although these are acceptable consequences when compared to increasing the health of our residents, flushing also puts additional pressure on the system and could lead to water main failures. When needed, we perform flushing of our system.

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1. Do you drink the water?
2. When will the Town receive new testing results?
3. When is the Town meeting with the consultant Woodard & Curran Engineers and what is their timeline of any possible info or updates?
4. Has the Town reached out to all schools?
5. When is the Town having the water re-tested for these acids?
6. Is the water safe to drink and use right now?
7. I have a compromised immune system, should I use the water?
8. Do filters work and can you recommend a filter to use?
9. Why do other municipalities not have these issues?
10. Why are we just hearing about this problem now?
11. Are there any other ways to reduce these contaminants?