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Town of Berwick Dispensing Free Bottles of Water

BERWICK, Maine (AP) - The town of Berwick is giving out free bottled water as ongoing drought conditions are being blamed for high levels of manganese in the water supply.WCSH6-TV reports that residents can pick up bottles of water at the Berwick fire department from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.The town issued an advisory that drinking water was unsafe for pregnant women and young children after finding the high levels.Residents had alert local officials that black water mixed with brown sediment was coming out of their tap.