TOWN OF JACKSON (WKOW) -- People in the Town of Jackson face the aftermath of a pipeline break in the area. Seven wells have been polluted so far and more are being tested.
Dump trucks continue to bring clean soil the site of the pipeline break just south of Jackson. Resident Mark Fitzgerald says he's concerned about the well-being of his family. Samples were taken from his well on Saturday and Sunday, and he still doesn't know the results.
"I'm just concerned about our water and whether it's contaminated," says Fitzgerald. "It took them so long to get here to even do any testing. I knew nothing about it. So I'd like to know whether we can drink our water or not."
The Illinois-based owner of the pipeline, West Shore, promises to answer questions at a joint meeting Tuesday with the Department of Natural Resources. Some residents are being provided bottled water and permanent filtration systems.
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