Water Contamination Confirmed in Tioga Apartment Building - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Water Contamination Confirmed in Tioga Apartment Building

Posted: Updated:

North Dakota's Health Department has confirmed that diesel fuel and antifreeze were introduced to water lines serving an apartment complex in Tioga.

The conclusion came after three rounds of water sampling. Officials last month determined that the general water supply in Tioga had not been contaminated.

The 20 residents of the apartment complex have been staying at hotels or with friends during the investigation. Wayne Kern with the Health Department says water to the complex remains shut off.

Officials speculate that a contractor put the diesel fuel and antifreeze in the lines to thaw frozen water pipes. The investigation is continuing and city officials say they are still deciding what to do next.

  • Minot/Williston NewsMore>>

  • Police Searching for Shooter

    Police Searching for Shooter

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:14:42 GMT
    Minot Police are hoping you might recognize a man they believe discharged a gun on the city's north hill last month.
    Minot Police are hoping you might recognize a man they believe discharged a gun on the city's north hill last month.
  • One Killed, Nine Injured in Two Traffic Accidents

    One Killed, Nine Injured in Two Traffic Accidents

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-07-24 16:11:34 GMT
    One person was killed and nine others were injured in two separate traffic accidents early Wednesday morning.
    One person was killed and nine others were injured in two separate traffic accidents early Wednesday morning.
  • Fair Attendance Jumps

    Fair Attendance Jumps

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:21:41 GMT
    State Fair attendance numbers are inching toward a comeback with the biggest Tuesday attendance in fair history.
    State Fair attendance numbers are inching toward a comeback with the biggest Tuesday attendance in fair history.
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.