City tries new approach to prevent acidic water


Officials say they hope a new system for controlling pH will address a Columbia resident’s longstanding complaints about acidic water that causes blue staining and can potentially corrode copper pipes.

Brenda Kilpatrick of Pine Ridge Road told the Board of Aldermen Tuesday she’s been having a problem since at least 2013.

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