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Ironwood water testing continues

IRONWOOD — A second round of manganese testing showed residential levels below levels of concern but an infant health advisory remains in effect for the cities of Ironwood and Hurley, Wisconsin.

Testing conducted just over a week ago by the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department was sent to White Water Associates, a state of Michigan approved testing facility. Manganese levels remain below adult and infant health advisory levels but the cities are maintaining the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services advisory that recommends households with infants under 12 months use bottled wat...