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Eyewitness News To Live Stream WV Tap Briefing On Water Crisis

Reported: Mar. 25, 2014 2:03 PM EDT
Updated: Mar. 25, 2014 4:09 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – The independent project team tasked with doing an assessment of water in the wake of the water crisis, WV TAP, will present its findings Friday, March 28, including new laboratory test results.

Eyewitness News will live stream the briefing on our website at WCHSTV.com from 9:30 a.m. to about 3 p.m. The event will be held in the auditorium on the second floor of Ferrell Hall at West Virginia State University in Institute.

Organizers said the event is open to the public, with seating available for about 400 people on the lower level and 200 people. Organizations should contact Andrew Whelton for access coordination at ajwhelton@southalabama.edu.

During the event, the following information will be presented:

Introduction to the WV Tap team and website.

* The Crude MCHM odor threshold study.

* The 10 home study resident interviews and tap water analysis.

* Examination of tentatively identified compounds and their implications.

* Expanded home tap water monitoring plan: preliminary results.

* The expert panel.

* Project summary and next steps.



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