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E. coli and other well water "bugs"

September 29, 2016

When it’s time to test your well water, a typical test will include nitrates and bacteria. When testing for bacteria, what they’re really looking for is coliforms, which are referred to as indicator organisms. And, while it’s true that these microbes won’t necessarily make you ill, finding them...

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What’s Bugging You this Mother’s Day?

May 09, 2014

"Mommy Bloggers are widespread, but nothing deserves the “ubiquitous” label more than bacteria."

Driving into work this morning, I was listening to an interview inspired by Mother’s Day.  The radio hosts were talking to a Mommy Blogger (apologies for not recalling her name).  What amazed me was...

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Can Your Water Make You Sick?

April 28, 2014

Is your water making you sick?

Digestive upset, stomach cramps, diarrhea.  It’s maybe over just as quickly as it started.  Clinically, this is called acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and is caused by bacteria like E. coli and other microorganisms.  Typically  when this happens to you, your...

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