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Residents remain cautious as Hammonton addresses tainted tap water

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Michael Ein

Hammonton resident Judy O'Neil has been drinking only bottled water since hearing that her local water supply showed high levels of radium. New equipment to remove contaminants is solving the problem, though.

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HAMMONTON — After two years of reports of pollution found in one municipal well after another, residents may understandably dread turning on their faucets.

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Michael Ein

Hammonton resident Judy O'Neil has been drinking only bottled water since hearing that her local water supply showed high levels of radium. New equipment to remove contaminants is solving the problem, though.