Water emergency declared in Newburgh

A water emergency was declared in Newburgh Monday after a pollutant was discovered in Washington Lake and Silver Stream.

(5/2/16)

NEWBURGH - A water emergency was declared in Newburgh Monday after a pollutant was discovered in Washington Lake and Silver Stream.

City officials are monitoring levels of PFOS, a common household chemical used in stain-removal products.

Brown's Pond is currently being used to supply drinking water.

 

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