Familiar stench removed from Hanford's water

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The familiar stench of hydrogen sulfate has been removed from the water in the city of Hanford. (KFSN)

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The familiar stench of hydrogen sulfate has been removed from the water in the city of Hanford. The city installed chlorine pumps at all of their 14 wells to filter out debris from the water.

Most people are excited the rotten egg smell is gone - but others now are complaining the water smells like chlorine. The city says they're not using much chlorine.

The city used $800,000 from their reserves to pay for the project. They say rates won't need to go up because of the expense. Anyone with water color or smell issues should contact the public works department.



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