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Whats going on out there? Seems like a lot of these stories popping up.
Hundreds of Newfoundland communites get 'boil water' order WebPosted Sat Jun 24 08:09:13 2000 ET ST. JOHN'S - Residents in as many as 215 communities in Newfoundland are being to boil their water. The provincial environment ministry handed out notices to 58 towns and villages in the central and eastern part of the province on Friday.
INDEPTH: Inside Walkerton
A further 27 communities in western Newfoundland were give the boil water order on Thursday. Tests are continuing on small community water supplies.
The review was prompted by the E. coli tragedy in Walkerton, Ontario.
-- Martin Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org), June 24, 2000