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Traces of mercury to be removed from Saratoga Springs water tank

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Contractors will clean up the city’s auxiliary water facility after trace amounts of mercury from a meter that broke over the winter were detected in the concrete containment tank. The tank was not connected to the city water supply when the aging flow meter cracked. City engineer Tim Wales said a couple ounces of mercury released from the meter landed on the facility’s concrete floor and may have dripped into the tank, which is used ...

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