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Everything Fine, Except The Iron In The Water

From BelaPAN. As long as you don't mind the iron, you're fine.

Minsk, 13 October. The quality of water supplied to households in Belarus complies with all health requirements except for the concentration of iron, Alyaksandr Apatski, first deputy minister of environmental protection, said at an online conference on Monday.

The concentration is especially high in small towns and villages, he said.

The deputy minister expressed hope that the government's Clean Water program for 2006 through 2010, which he noted is aimed at ensuring the sustainable supply of quality waters to households and modernizing sewage works to improve the local environment.

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