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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Jay working to fix 'dirty' water issues

Town officials say the water is safe to drink


February 8, 2018

The Jay Council Monday night discussed the immediate and long-term plans of flushing, preventing and reconditioning or replacing the cast iron pipes to resolve the dirty water problem in Jay.

The town has been flushing the lines over the last four months when sediment was found, but the water has remained discolored.

In an official release, the town of Joy outlined its multi-layered plan to resolve the issue. The first step is to hire a flushing contractor to systematically flush the lines, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. This flushing will take place in the overnight hours to inconvenie...

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