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Rivers at Risk in S.D.

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  1. Water quality advocates say state assurances about water quality were issued before the discharge violations had stopped and before the ammonia releases had reached their peak.
  2. City treatment facilities handle wastewater from residents and businesses. But records show problems with river pollutants in state's top 20 cities.
  3. Pollution control violations are common at city and industrial treatment plants that send treated wastewater into rivers. Yet the state is behind in updating discharge permits and inspecting the wastewater plants.
  4. State waterways are under siege from cities, industries and agriculture. South Dakota News Watch special report shows early 50 million gallons of treated sewage, chemicals and bacteria flow into rivers each day with potentially dangerous consequences for human health.
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