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Navy framing plans for flushing Red Hill water system

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “Underground is the icky water but this is the good water,” said 4-year-old Asher Kelley on Tuesday as he gave a pat to the jugs of bottled water stored in his family’s Halsey Terrace garage. The Navy plans to flush the contaminated water systems of affected homes.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

“Underground is the icky water but this is the good water,” said 4-year-old Asher Kelley on Tuesday as he gave a pat to the jugs of bottled water stored in his family’s Halsey Terrace garage. The Navy plans to flush the contaminated water systems of affected homes.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Navy has enlisted the help of Andrew Whelton, professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University, to help formulate a plan to decontaminate the water in affected homes. Whelton pointed out Tuesday that water heaters would need to be flushed.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

The Navy has enlisted the help of Andrew Whelton, professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University, to help formulate a plan to decontaminate the water in affected homes. Whelton pointed out Tuesday that water heaters would need to be flushed.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                “Underground is the icky water but this is the good water,” said 4-year-old Asher Kelley on Tuesday as he gave a pat to the jugs of bottled water stored in his family’s Halsey Terrace garage. The Navy plans to flush the contaminated water systems of affected homes.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Navy has enlisted the help of Andrew Whelton, professor of civil engineering and environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University, to help formulate a plan to decontaminate the water in affected homes. Whelton pointed out Tuesday that water heaters would need to be flushed.