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Warning issued for Ironwood, Hurley water


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IRONWOOD — Ironwood city officials are asking the public in Ironwood and Hurley to use bottled water as drinking water for infants. The warning extends to Hurley because it purchases its municipal water from Ironwood.

The action comes as the manganese levels in the drinking water approach the federal Environmental Protection Agency precautionary levels, said a press release from Ironwood officials on Friday.

Ironwood City Manager Scott Erickson told the Daily Globe later Friday that recent concerns about the aesthetic quality of the city’s...