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Archive for September 2015

Possible cause for brain-eating ameoba contamination


STERLINGTON, La (KNOE 8 News) - Community concern runs high as water treatment continues tonight for a brain eating amoeba found in a local water system.

 Severn Trent is the consulting firm in charge of the water in the affected areas. Project Manager Jason Moss says they are doing what they can to treat the water and investigate the cause.

 "One of the concerns that we have that could be a potential source of the amoeba is what is called a cross connection where a customer tied his home water to supply to the irrigation water supply," Moss explained....

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