Opinion

Could a water crisis happen here?

An editorial from The Inter-Mountain

ELKINS, W.Va. — Many local residents have wondered, after last week’s shocking water contamination crisis in Charleston, if something similar could happen here.

Elkins Operations Manager Bob Pingley has an answer for us, though it may not be one we want to hear.

“Yes, it possibly could,” Pingley said during Thursday’s Elkins City Council meeting.

Elkins Council members were sobered by this statement, but Pingley stressed that any water system is vulnerable…

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