School officials: water safe at Chadds Ford Elementary

Officials from the Unionville-Chadds Ford School District moved quickly to challenge and correct what they called an erroneous report in a local media outlet about lead levels in the water at Chadds Ford Elementary School. Superintendent of Schools John Sanville reached out to the school community to make sure there was no confusion despite the media report and an apparent error in a report by...

Updated: Kennett Square’s water gets OK after tests

Many residents did not get the ‘boil water’ notice; some may still be without full pressure By Rick Marts, Correspondent, The Times Kennett Square Borough Manager Brant Kucera provides the Council with the timeline and status of the water main break that occurred late Saturday, September 13 KENNETT SQUARE — After the pledge of allegiance at Monday night’s meeting of Kennett Square...

What’s in my drinking water?

Whether it comes from a well, or a water system, what you need to know By John D’Annunzio, Columnist, UnionvilleTimes.com The experts say that the human body needs eight glasses of drinking water a day. This amount of water is needed because the body needs water for temperature control, removing waste from the body and brings oxygen to the cells and organ function. Let’s talk about what...

Aqua issues boil order for some Newlin residents

NEWLIN —Aqua America is telling some township residents who get service from their Embreeville well to boil their water through at least Thursday, Dec. 23 after a chlorination system this week. A breakdown in the disinfection system at the Embreeville well in the Aqua Pennsylvania (Aqua) Spring Run Water System was discovered on Dec. 20.  The chlorine feed was repaired and the required chlorine...