Florida city issues boil water warning after E. coli found, 190k affected

Residents of Cape Coral, Florida, have been told not to drink their tap water after routine testing discovered intestinal bacteria E. coli in the c...

September 13, 2022
4:44 PM

Residents of Cape Coral, Florida, have been told not to drink their tap water after routine testing discovered intestinal bacteria E. coli in the city's water supply in two places.A notice to boil drinking water has been imposed across the city for all City of Cape Coral Water Utility customers, impacting 190,000 people according to local radio station WGCU. City authorities said residents should either use bottled water or boil their water for more than a minute to kill any E. coli present before it is consumed.

James Bickerton