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Category: TCEQ

09/27 6:56 am

A Texas city declared disaster after a brain-eating amoeba was found in their local water supply after the death of a six-year-old boy, Josiah McIntyre after playing in the water in Lake Jackson. …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/27 6:36 am

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) had warned local water supply companies Friday that the rare amoeba called naegleria fowleri had contaminated local water supplies. —Texas … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/27 6:26 am

Use’ water advisory sent to thousands of customers late Friday night has been narrowed to the city of Lake Jackson over concerns about the presence of a brain-eating amoeba in the water supply. The … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/27 2:06 am

LAKE JACKSON, Texas — An investigation into a 6-year-old boy’s death led to a brain-eating amoeba being detected in the Lake Jackson city water supply, officials confirmed Saturday. Josiah McIntyre … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/27 1:26 am

https://t.co/QEJ0uTNGUi pic.twitter.com/N8f1wVxnfT — Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (@TCEQ) September 26, 2020 This amoeba is commonly found in unchlorinated, unhygienic and … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/26 11:36 pm

Residents will now be able to use their tap water if they boil it first and follow other precautions effective immediately, state officials announced late Saturday. …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/26 11:16 pm

Water supplies in Lake Jackson, Texas, are feared to have been contaminated by a microbe, Naegleria fowleri, which eats into your brain with fatal consequences. Locals are not drinking the water. …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/26 11:16 pm

The contamination of U.S. treated public water systems by the microbe, which is commonly found in warm freshwater and soil, is rare but not unheard of. …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/26 6:46 pm

The CDC then got involved and tested the water supply immediately, sending the results to the TCEQ. The Texas agency then required that the Brazosport Water Authority issue the Do Not Use water … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

09/26 4:56 pm

LAKE JACKSON, Texas — An investigation into a 6-year-old boy’s death led to a brain-eating amoeba being detected in the Lake Jackson city water supply, officials confirmed Saturday. Josiah McIntyre … …Read Full Article

Source: BING – TCEQ

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