Norwood leaders concealed 'advanced metal corrosion,' dead bird found in water tanks for five years

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Published on August 8, 2019 - Duration: 02:38s

Norwood leaders concealed 'advanced metal corrosion,' dead bird found in water tanks for five years

Officials with the city of Norwood knew for five years that its twin water tanks, standing mottled and rusty at the top of a hill, needed repairs.

An Ohio Environmental Protection Agency inspection May 14, 2014, discovered a dead bird floating in one store of drinking water and โ€œadvanced metal corrosion, open holes to the tanks and evidence of animal intrusionโ€ in both.


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