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Latest Activity: Apr 1
Skywatch: Venus and Jupiter appear to move closer to one another in June
Volokh Conspiracy: Test for ‘devious defecator’ was unlawful, judge rules
O’Malley’s challenge to Clinton: Ideological or generational? Or both?
Net of Insecurity: The making of a vulnerable Internet
Combo therapies effective in forms of leukemia, lymphoma and breast cancer
Lessons learned from Sandy
A Coastal Star Special Report:
Hurricane shows just how fragile our shores are
Sand is finite: Sand becoming a precious commodity | A lexicon of sand
Dunes vs. Sea walls: Natural vegetative dunes may be best defense | Stopping sand loss is a complicated business
Who is taking action?: Lawmakers discuss storm recovery efforts | Local officials sign on to beach management agreement | Quotes from local officials
Boynton Beach to Flush WATER Lines with Chlorine
BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- The City of Boynton Beach will temporarily modify the disinfection process utilized to treat its drinking water from July 15 through August 16. Customers may notice a slight chlorine taste, or odor, in their tap water. These temporary conditions will not cause adverse health effects. Those sensitive to the taste, or odor, of chlorine, can place an open container of drinking water in the refrigerator for a few hours to allow the chlorine to dissipate. Users of home dialysis machines, owners of tropical fish and managers of stores and restaurants with fish and shellfish holding tanks are advised to seek professional advice as the method for removing chlorine residuals differs from removing chloramine residuals from tap water. This is a preventative maintenance process in order to maintain the City’s high standard of clean water distribution. For more information, please call 561-742-6964.
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