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N.J. drinking water affected by this winter's half-million tons of road salt this winter

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Dale Gerhard

John Klein, of the Cape May County Road Department, checks his salt spreading truck after fueling up at the county yard in Erma. The road crew was getting prepared in anticipation of the approaching late March winter storm. Road crews in Southern New Jersey have used tons of extra road salt this year due to the extensive cold throughout the winter season.

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Road crews have dumped almost a half-million tons of salt on New Jersey roads during this seemingly endless winter, state Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Schapiro said.

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5 images

Dale Gerhard

John Klein, of the Cape May County Road Department, checks his salt spreading truck after fueling up at the county yard in Erma. The road crew was getting prepared in anticipation of the approaching late March winter storm. Road crews in Southern New Jersey have used tons of extra road salt this year due to the extensive cold throughout the winter season.