Salmonella Taints Colorado Town's Water Supply Crews have been pumping chlorine through the water system of Alamosa, Colo., in attempts to rid it of salmonella bacteria that sickened nearly 250 people. Officials said residents won't be able to drink the water until the last of the disinfecting chemical washes out of the water system.
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Salmonella Taints Colorado Town's Water Supply

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Salmonella Taints Colorado Town's Water Supply

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Salmonella Taints Colorado Town's Water Supply

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Crews have been pumping chlorine through the water system of Alamosa, Colo., in attempts to rid it of salmonella bacteria that sickened nearly 250 people. Officials said residents won't be able to drink the water until the last of the disinfecting chemical washes out of the water system.

Steve Inskeep talks to Kathy Rogers, mayor pro tem of Alamosa, about the contaminated city water supply.