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Stink abates at lagoons


A chemical spill in the Saratoga sewer lagoons of unknown type and origin caused a strong odor many visitors and residents may have encountered in May and June.

“It got hit with some kind of chemical,” said Public Works Director Chuck Bartlett. “We don’t know whether it came from the system or someone dumped it, but it got hit and killed all the bacteria in cell one.”

Bartlett said the chemical got into the system between May and June, causing the strong odor.

Depending on wind conditions, the odor could be smelled from Highway 130/230 north of town.

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