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FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. -- We have new information on that smelly water problem in Fayette County.

Officials say the issue is nearly resolved. They say a buildup of sludge in two lagoons that store county water was the culprit.

Crews have been dredging the lagoons for the last few days. County officials say the odor is just about gone. They maintain the water was still safe for drinking, despite the bad smell.