Portland issues E. coli boil water alert for entire city

May 23, 2014 7:09 PM

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PORTLAND -- The Portland Water Bureau issued a 'boil water alert' for the entire city and region Friday morning after the city detected E. coli in water samples.

"Until further notice, all Portland Water Bureau customers and those in the affected areas should boil all tap water used for drinking, food preparation, tooth brushing and ice for at least one minute. Ice or any beverages prepared with un-boiled tap water on or after May 20 should be discarded," th...

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