Boil water notice issued in Dalton

 

A boil order notice has been issued for the Village of Dalton's public water supply.

Jeff Juelfs, the community's utility supervisor, said the notice was issued Thursday after tests showed the presence of E. coli in the town's public drinking water.

According to the notice, water must be boiled for one minute before being consumed.

"Fecal coliforms and E. coli are bacteria whose presence indicates that the water may be contaminated with human or animal wastes," the notice states. "Microbes in these wastes can cause short-term effects, such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, headaches or other sym...



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