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Latest Coliform bacteria Stories

2009-09-23 07:11:15

Unexpected research findings show resource managers and researchers may have to rethink how they determine if water will make people sick.

2008-12-03 14:00:00

'Do Not Use' Advisory Remains in Effect for Shadyside Village Residents PITTSBURGH, Dec.

2008-09-26 21:00:17

DOWNEY - City officials are warning residents to boil their tap water at least through Saturday after they found Coliform bacteria in the water supply in three different locations.

2008-09-05 21:00:07

By Julia Scott PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- The sun-dappled waters of Pillar Point Harbor look bright and beautiful on a hot afternoon, but the bacteria that lies below the surface is as much of a mystery as where it's coming from.

2008-08-17 12:00:19

By Brenda Duran LONG BEACH - Officials will continue to keep nearly four miles of beach closed following test results that showed elevated bacteria levels after a sewage spill earlier this week.

2008-07-23 12:00:45

By Karen Troianello Your mother told you and now we're reminding you: Wash your hands. OK, maybe you are washing your hands, but obviously someone else isn't.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

By Sarah J. Boggan, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 1--Water samples from Queen Creek Wash continue to show excessive levels of E. coli and high fecal coliform more than a month after sewer backups pumped thousands of gallons into the wash and a nearby neighborhood.

2008-06-27 00:02:13

The Miami-Dade Health Department told swimmers to stay out of the water at 12 Miami-area beaches this week because of high levels of bacteria.

2008-06-26 06:02:33

By Jennifer Lebovich and Malka Abramoff, The Miami Herald Jun. 26--Swimmers were advised to stay out of the ocean from Golden Beach to Matheson Hammock on Wednesday after health officials discovered bacteria levels exceeding state standards at 12 Miami-Dade beaches.

2008-06-24 06:02:30

By Elizabeth Ahlin, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jun. 24--The worst of the flooding might be over, but the Environmental Protection Agency has a message for Hamburg, Iowa, residents: Stay out of the water.


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  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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