Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Toledo Ups Spending On Chemicals To Treat Water
Making sure drinking water is safe in Toledo will cost nearly $2 million more than the city expected.
City officials say they will spend about $4.7 million this year on chemicals to treat the water. That’s $1.7 million more than the usual annual expense.
Almost four weeks ago, Ohio’s fourth-largest city issued a do-not-drink advisory after the city’s water supply was contaminated by toxins from algae on Lake Erie.
Toledo draws its water from the lake and for the last several years has been forced to spend millions of dollars to get rid of the toxins in the water.
Toledo officials say the two-day water warning in early August also cost the city more than $200,000 in overtime.