News Feature: Alamosa Water Restrictions Tighten

· Apr. 5, 2010, 4:00 pm

Top officials and the National Guard arrived this weekend to assist as the town prepares to treat the water for salmonella bacteria, which has sickened up to 209 people, sending 9 to the hospital. Volunteers handed out drinking water all weekend. On Sunday, volunteers, many of them fresh from Easter church services, went door to door telling residents tap water will be off-limits for at least two weeks while the town flushes the water supply with chlorine to kill the bacteria. KCFR's Health Reporter Eric Whitney reports. View story images.

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