e.Coli in Flood WatersSeptember has brought an onslaught of heavy rains and flash floods. It should be noted that flood waters may look safe, but these little areas could be full of parasites, bacteria and e.Coli.

The following news story (2010) cautions people to wade in puddles with respect to these conditions. In addition, if your well water supply has been compromised by flood waters, it may be a good idea to have your water tested to see if your water is safe to drink. The news story really highlights the fact that people need to be careful and take care of their health.

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