Governor Brown orders help for Salem, Marion County for tainted water
(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown today directed the Oregon Military Department(OMD) to provide additional and free clean water supplies to the City of Salem and Marion County. Following the announcement of a continued water advisory for vulnerable Detroit Lake water users, OMD will make available several, free water stations throughout the community starting today.
“I want to ensure safe drinking water is available to all residents of Salem and Marion County,” Governor Brown said. “Today, I’m directing Oregon’s Military Department to deploy clean water stations and provide additional support to the community as conditions continue to be closely monitored to ensure the health and safety of Detroit Lake water users.”