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Water Ban in Uxbridge, Mass. Lifted

A sample collected on Friday tested positive for the bacteria that caused a water ban. That ban is now lifted.



    (Published Monday, June 20, 2016)

    The water ban in Uxbridge, Massachusetts implemented as a result of E. Coli contamination is lifted.

    According to the Town of Uxbridge, test results have been returned with the water free and clear of any bacteria. 

    The Department of Power and Water will be flushing and continuing to chlorinate the water for a period fo time.

    It has been deemed completely safe for consumption.

    The water distribution station will remain open until 8 p.m. Tuesday at the DPW office at 147 Hecla St.  It will also remain open tomorrow between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. only because of the contaminated chlorine.

    Information about E. coli and safety tips are available on the town's website.

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