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Baltimore Latest With Water Crisis After E.Coli Found In System

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  • Baltimore is the latest U.S. city to experience problems with its main water system after E. coli was found in the water supply.

  • Baltimore officials are encouraging residents to boil water used for drinking or cooking after the E. coli bacteria was detected in some of the samples.

  • The city Department of Public Works (DPW) released a series of tweets and then a news release on Monday, informing residents that the bacteria, which is often spread during contact with feces, had been found in the Sandtown-Winchester and Harlem Park neighborhoods.

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