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Suwannee County health officials concerned about tainted wells from flood water

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As each day passes various disaster relief teams are able to move into areas most impacted by flooding issues from Tropical Storm Debby.  As flood waters recede many homes need material removed such as ruined dry wall and mud.  Meanwhile, many personal wells have been tainted by septic tanks from flood waters.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Donna Green-Townsend talked with an administrator with the Suwannee County Health Department, Pamela Blackmon about the current situation there.

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About Donna Green-Townsend

Donna is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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