Clean water restored to Minn. hospital after power outage

May 23, 2019

The CHI Saint Francis Hospital and nursing home in Breckenridge, Minn. has access to safe water after a power outage released too much lime into the city’s water supply, according to an article on the KVRR website.

The Wilkin County town says it needs to build up water inventory since it has been flushing its system through hydrants until PH levels return to normal.

The City of Breckenridge issued a water advisory after a power outage that affected the amount of lime that is dispensed into the water at a water treatment plant. 

Lime is used to soften the water.

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