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EDITORIAL: We're pursuing answers to your water questions

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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -

The water crisis left a lot of unanswered questions.  WTOL 11 promises to get beyond the muck and demand answers. 

On Tuesday, politicians and officials were already calling for major upgrades to Toledo's water infrastructure. And Congresswoman Kaptur says she wants to address phosphorous runoff along the Maumee River.

Before politicians open the spigot on taxpayers, farmers, and business owners, they should open the books on water treatment. EXACTLY when and how often is the water being tested? What, SPECIFICALLY, are the test results? Shouldn't those results be made public without delay?

Send your questions to WTOL 11 and trust that we will pursue the truth. We have a right to know what happened, and what is being done to prevent it from happening again.

WTOL 11 will take on the tough task of finding the truth.  We will be your voice. We will insist that what comes next are answers and the truth.  

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