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Indian Hills water troubles

As difficult as last weekend has been for Indian Hills General Improvement District customers under a boil water order at least one thing appears to be true. Their water was never contaminated. Had it been, the boil water order would have come just in time for them to start getting sick.

The bad bacteriological water sample wasn't taken anywhere near when the district issued a boil-water order but 24 hours before on Wednesday night as part of routine monthly testing.

Since it takes 24 hours to grow a culture from the water, residents would have been drinking contaminated water for …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 14, 2012 05:35PM Published Aug 14, 2012 05:34PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.