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Will Wilson, senior pre-physical therapy major, refills his water bottle from a water fountain in February 2013.

NIU staffer on paid leave after not conducting water quality tests for 2 years

By Kelly Bauer | July 25, 2014

NIU has put a staff member on paid leave while it investigates why two water quality tests were not conducted over a two-year period, violating Environmental Protection Agency standards.The university is supplied water from DeKalb, which uses five area...

Treatment Plant Operator, Danny Wells explains daily inspections, routine checks, and emergency backup systems essential to the successful operations of the Dekalb pumping station and water filtration on Tuesday afternoon.

DeKalb keeps water treatment plants up-to-date

By Ryan Chodora | February 20, 2013

DeKalb takes water treatment seriously, as providing fresh, clean water is an essential part of the city’s duties. DeKalb’s water supply is treated by five water treatment plants. One of these plants is located at 1522 W. Lincoln Highway; the water...

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