No Worries For Springfield Water---It is Safe.

Springfield officials are informing the public that the city's drinking water is safe after a warning was issued about high levels of a contaminant.

The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission said last week that the water system had a level of halo acetic acid that exceeds regulatory limits during testing last month and back in December also.

Executive Director Josh Schimmel says the commission says it's not a public health emergency, and that the public notification is for the sake of transparency and in accordance with state law.

A Springfield City Council committee held a hearing to discuss the matter on Tuesday.

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