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Trailer Park Residents Frustrated By Dirty Water

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) - Residents of a trailer park in Post Falls say they are frustrated after months of being under order to boil their drinking water.

River algae in the private water system feeding the Arundel Mobile Home Park along the Spokane River caused the state in May to require residents to boil or buy water.

Resident Joan Roberts says it is just the latest water quality and pressure issue. She says she's had to buy bottled water for a year and a half.

Brenda Evans, manager of The Rental Connection, the landlord of the park that has 50 or so mobile homes, could not be reached for comment by the Coeur d'Alene Press on Friday or Monday.

Suzanne Scheidt, the state Department of Environmental Quality's local drinking water program supervisor, says the landlord doesn't appear to have a sense of urgency for resolution.
 
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