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Being careful with drinking water post-Debby

By on July 5th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby may now be causing residents of Hernando County to second guess how safe their drinking water is. The flooding from the storm is causing dangerous particles to seep into the water wells of that area’s residents. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports how the County Health Department is taking a stand to help ensure residents don’t get sick from this dangerous water.

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