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Park Rapids water fine to drink with yellowed color

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That yellowish tinge to your water, if you're a Park Rapids resident, is actually a good sign.

Park Rapids Public Works Director Scott Burlingame said what the water may lack in aesthetics will be offset by the health benefit. The water is loaded with iron.


City residents noticed about two weeks ago the water was coming out of the tap with a slight yellow hue that's gotten darker in time.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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