| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:25 PM
A Perry County woman is recovering after an infection of flesh-eating bacteria resulted in her losing a portion of her thigh.
Dixie Finch said the entire ordeal started in March when she noticed a boil on her upper leg. She opened it and immediately...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:54 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Residents and businesses west of the Willamette River that have Portland water as a source may now drink tap water without boiling it first, according to Portland Water Bureau. Upstream and downstream tests conducted since the notice was...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 1:51 PM
NILAND — A boil water order has been issued for water customers in Niland due to damage to a water transmission line, according to a press release from Golden State Water Co.
Damage caused by a contractor performing work for another company has...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 12:17 PM
The City of Westmorland has issued a cancellation to the Boil Water Advisory, after results from two samples taken from the city’s water appeared negative of coliform bacteria contamination.
The advisory was initially issued Friday, as a precaution...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 6:34 AM
The city of Battle Creek has canceled a Boil Water Advisory for parts of the city.
The advisory was lifted at 8:58 a.m. Sunday. It originally was issued Friday, after the city shut down a portion of its water system for improvement and repairs,...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:24 PM
Lehigh Valley may not be on the coast, but today's flash-freezing techniques make it possible to serve a seafood platter that tastes like it came out of the sea this morning.
The beauty of hosting a fruits de mer party is that the seafood platter is...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 9:06 PM
It could be Tuesday afternoon before a precautionary boil water advisory on the East Bank of New Orleans is lifted.
“This is very precautionary. Our gut is that the water is fine,” says Marcia St. Martin at the Sewer and Water Board.
| May 7, 2012
| 8:04 AM
UPDATE: Goshen officials lifted the boil water order Wednesday morning, after required tests cleared state requirements.
The following release was issued by the city of Goshen on Monday morning:...
| May 17, 2012
| 6:25 PM
For more than a week the nation has been following the story of 24-year-old Aimee Copeland, the psychology student from Georgia who is battling a rare flesh eating bacteria that's already forced doctors to amputate one leg and parts of her abdomen.
| Jun 11, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Customers of the Meyersdale Municipal Authority should continue to boil their drinking water at least until Wednesday.
Jeff McKenzie, water system operator, said on Monday that an 8-inch water main at Second and Thomas streets broke at about 6:30 p.m....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 1:34 PM
The state Department of Health has not seen an increase in the number of sick people in Aberdeen sinceE. colilevels exceeded drinking standards.
Aberdeen officials announced Wednesday that the city exceeded the drinking water standard for E. coli in...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 10:56 PM
Until the E.coli problem in Aberdeen disappears, people in the affected 80-block area are fine if they use the water to bathe or shower.
If they're going to brush their teeth, they should boil the water first, said state epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger....