Tag Archive: bacteria

Aug 01 2015

VIOLATION: Notice of Acute Surface Water Turbidity

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) sets minimum water quality standards for public drinking water. One of these standards is a turbidity limit. Turbidity by itself has no health effects. However, turbidity can interfere with disinfection and provide a medium for microbial growth. Turbidity may also indicate the presence of disease-causing organisms. These organisms …

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Feb 28 2012

Bacteria easy to thwart with vaccine

Pneumococcal disease kills about 40,000 people in the U.S. yearly- roughly 25% more than auto accidents. Many potential victims don’t get the one shot that could protect them from a potentially deadly infection of the lungs, the blood or the covering of the brain, Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) immunization officials say. The …

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