COLUMBIA COUNTY (WKOW) -- The Department of Natural Resources has lifted the emergency chlorination notice in Fall River.
A series of tests has confirmed the water in the distribution system is now safe.
On August 20 the Village of Fall River was required to emergency chlorinate because sampling showed coliform bacteria in the distribution system.
Officials say the village has worked diligently to purge the system of the possible bacteriological contaminants by chlorinating and flushing the water system.
COLUMBIA COUNTY (WKOW) -- Leaders in a village in Columbia County are warning residents about possible bacteria in their water.
The waterworks operator in Fall River says two recent water samples showed the presence of coliform bacteria.
They're warning everyone to throw out anything made with the water, like baby formula or ice cubes, that was made between August 15 and August 20.
The operator says the bacteria itself is not a problem, but it could be a sign that other, harmful bacteria could be there.
They're now flushing the distribution system and adding more chlorine to the village's water supply.
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