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After 36 years on the job, Thursday was Jeff Wettstein's last day at work at Moorhead Public Service. It was also the day the Discovery Channel's "Dirty Jobs" filmed a segment at Moorhead's water treatment plant. Wettstein, left, is seen with the show's host, Mike Rowe. Photo special to The Forum

Dirty Jobs: Mike Rowe gets dirty in Moorhead

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MOORHEAD - Treating Moorhead's drinking water can be a dirty job.

How dirty?

Tune in to the Discovery Channel this fall, when the show "Dirty Jobs" will feature a segment on Moorhead's water treatment plant.


Filming took place Thursday, when the show's host, Mike Rowe, helped Moorhead Public Service workers perform maintenance on the plant's water softening basin, a catch-all for the muck that forms when minerals are removed from Moorhead's drinking water.

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