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Saltwater Intrusion No Longer a Threat to New Orleans’ Drinking Water

Metro New Orleans’ drinking water is no longer expected to be contaminated by unhealthy salt levels, officials said Thursday, marking a dramatic change from last month’s forecast that caused residents to wipe out bottled water supplies in stores. Why it matters: It’s good news for a region that was preparing for three months of undrinkable water that could corrode pipes […]

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