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Water test results for Canandaigua-Farmington Water District had typo when released

A correction was issued by the Town of Canandaigua following the release of the water level reports in October.

Officials are saying that the water is safe to use and drink as you normally would.

A public notice released on Oct. 19 revealed there was a level of trihalomethanes in the water beyond the amount allowed, according to Rochester First.


In the original report it stated there were 696 parts per billion present in the water, and the maximum allowed in 80.

The correct number was revealed on Nov. 3 and it said it was actually 86.

While not as high as originally reported, it still exceeds the maximum amount allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

According to the Canandaigua City manager, John Goodwim, the water in the city is stable but municipalities they distribute to were in violation.

Water hydrant flushes and main flushes are being done to correct the levels.

Quarterly water samples will need to be tested moving forward at the request of the Department of Health.


Original story: Water tests in Canandaigua-Farmington Water District reveal severe contamination

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