Blades water wells closer to being drinkable
The town of Blades is still unable to drink their own water nine days after learning their water wells were contaminated.
Blades residents are receiving bottled water from the National Guard, but from the looks if it, that could end very soon.
DNREC announcing Saturday that the town's water system is now fully on carbon filtration.
The EPA took samples from the newly filtered water last night and are hoping for the results later next week.
In the meantime, Blades and nearby area residents are encouraged to continue using alternative water for drinking, cooking and brushing teeth.
Although, according to DNREC, the hours for water distribution will change on Monday, Feb. 19 to noon – 8 p.m.
Until then, daily hours for water distribution at the fire hall remain from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.