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Water Concerns: The Trihalomethane Controversy

Chris Tyhurst, Supervisor

P.O. Box 428

Montague, CA 96064

(530) 459-5204

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(530) 598-1020


The new water treatment plant under construction

"A violation notice the City of Montague has sent to its customers recently provoked an article in the Siskiyou Daily News and a letter to the editor. Chris Tyhurst, Montague's Water Plant Supervisor, responds here with background information, an expanded explanation of the problem and all the steps Montague has taken to rectify the problem.

The links presented below will take you through the history of the Trihalomethane Controversy.

"Levels of Total Trihalomethanes are above the Standards", A Notice to Customers

January 31, 2014

"Montague's water contamination increases"
A SDN Article

February 18, 2014

"Montague water toxicity", A Student
Voices Opinion

February 18, 2014

Chris Tyhurst's Letter to Siskiyou Daily
News re Trihalomethanes

February 21, 2014

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