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Marler Blog Providing Commentary on Food Poisoning Outbreaks & Litigation

What are the chances?

E. coli
(generic variety) was found in the south part of the island water supply.  My neighbors are a bit concerned – see article from Bremerton Sun.

Over 1,000 homes and 1 school are under a boil water order.  The type of E. coli found is NOT the type that can cause severe disease.  However, the finding of it in a public water supply shows that fecal bacteria has infiltrated the aquifer (well) or has found a break in the water lines (or both).

UPDATE – Boli Water Order Lifted Today