After seeing results of some of the tests of the water samples that passed through the filters brought to West Point last week, we’re optimistic that the city is on the correct path to lowering the amount of manganese that has shown up in the water.

Tests done by the LayneOx filter representative indicate the levels of manganese in the water that passes through the LayneOx filters in the pilot plant measured right at .025 to .029 milligrams per liter (or .025 to .029 parts per million).

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