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Water quality standards pose challenge for treatment plant

January 15, 2014

MARSHALL — The agenda at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Marshall City Council included several informational presentations. However, not all the news presented to council members was good....

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Jan-16-14 1:42 PM

During this article I did not see any mention for the environmental positives, which is why I assume they are doing this in the first place. People need to know that too much chlorides has a bad affect on osmoregulation, which hinders survival, growth and reproduction of aquatic organisms. Southwest Minnesota has enough pollution problems and this is a good step.

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Jan-15-14 11:39 PM

"Marshall wastewater carries a lot of chlorides, primarily from the salt used in residential and commercial water softeners"

and so it would be logical to have those who are using salt for water softening PAY for having it removed instead of taxing the rest of us for their choice.

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Jan-15-14 5:34 PM

Is the city setting up taxpayers for another wastewater increase on top of the increases they've implemented in the past two years?

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