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City issues boil water advisory to some city and county users after E. coli bacteria are found in West Baltimore drinking water

September 6, 2022

E. coli bacteria have been detected in some samples of the water supply in parts of West Baltimore, city officials announced Monday as they recommended thousands of residents in parts of the city and Baltimore County boil their water. The city Department of Public Works is urging residents and businesses across roughly 56 city blocks to boil water used for drinking or cooking. The boil water alert covers about 1,500 homes and facilities located in the Sandtown-Winchester and Harlem Park neighborhoods.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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