Pink Water Is Flowing Through The Taps In Coal Grove, Ohio A water treatment official tells WSAZ-TV that a pump malfunctioned, allowing a chemical into the water. Officials insist the pink water is fine to drink, but don't use it to wash your clothes.
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Pink Water Is Flowing Through The Taps In Coal Grove, Ohio

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Pink Water Is Flowing Through The Taps In Coal Grove, Ohio

Pink Water Is Flowing Through The Taps In Coal Grove, Ohio

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A water treatment official tells WSAZ-TV that a pump malfunctioned, allowing a chemical into the water. Officials insist the pink water is fine to drink, but don't use it to wash your clothes.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. If someone in your family is all about pink - pink clothes, pink accessories - consider a trip to Coal Grove, Ohio. Residents turned on faucets to discover pink tap water. The pink water is coming out of every facet. A water treatment official tells WSAZ a pump malfunctioned, allowing a chemical in the water. Authorities insist the pink water is totally fine to drink. But don't use it to wash your clothes, unless you really do love pink.

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