Water inundating the ground zero construction site

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The presence of bacteria and pathogenic (disease-causing) organisms is a concern when considering the safety of drinking water.Pathogenic organisms can cause intestinal infections, dysentery, hepatitis, typhoid fever, cholera, and other illnesses.Bacteria test results are available from the supplier and there must be a public notification if the water supply does not meet the standard.For Homeowners, I would suggest that your source be tested at least four times per year (quarterly) and then at least annually.Any system with casings or caps that are not water-tight are vulnerable.This is particularly true if the well is located so surface runoff might be able to enter the well.

The latter could cause intestinal infections, dysentery, hepatitis, typhoid fever, cholera and other illnesses.Small depressions filled with flood water provide an excellent breeding ground for bacteria.Whenever a well is inundated by flood waters or surface runoff, bacterial contamination is likely.However, these illnesses are not limited to disease-causing organisms in drinking water.Other factors not associated with drinking water may be the cause.

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