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Toledo mayor lifts water ban
in northwest Ohio

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/4/2014 11:24:42 AM

TOLEDO, Ohio— A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Toledo´s mayor announced Monday. Mayor D. Michael Collins called the drinking water safe and lifted the ban at a Monday morning news conference. "Our water is safe," Collins said. "Families can return to normal life." Ohio´s fourth-largest city warned residents not to use city water early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, most likely from algae on Lake Erie. Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared a state of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: labrador heaven, 8/4/2014 11:51:10 AM     (No. 9952805)

What most don´t acknowledge is that "normal life" is an incredibly tenuous and volatile mindset subject to the most drastic of changes or destruction at any moment. The people who fell from the sky knew..both recently and our 9/11. And most just going about "daily" life have not made any preparations in case their most basic sustenance is taken from them. Absolute denial.

I never drink tap water. And definitely wouldn´t even now the "all is right with the world" proclamations here if i lived there, that´s for certain.

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