Latest Coliform bacteria Stories
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.
Mayor Bob Coble is concerned high levels of bacteria could harm the Congaree River's role as a centerpiece of downtown Columbia's revival. "All our efforts in redevelopment with the river at its center could be in jeopardy," he said.
Kentucky public health and water quality officials are promoting healthy swimming behavior to minimize the hazards of waterborne illnesses among those who take dips in public waterways and pools.
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