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Big Sandy shows low bacterial levels

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McGREGOR — Testing results of water samples collected at eight locations on Big Sandy Lake in Aitkin County have shown that bacterial levels are safe.

“Because high water levels persist in Big Sandy Lake, and due to the potential for lake residents’ septic systems to be overwhelmed by the excess floodwater, we conducted water sampling Monday to measure bacteria levels,” said Heidi Bauman, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) temporary floodwater monitoring coordinator.

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