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Resource ID: #16171
Subject: Health
Source: Register (Des Moines, Iowa)
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Date: June 20-, 1999

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A Des Moines Register investigation of Iowa lakes found that four lakes with swimming areas had "levels of fecal bacteria high enough to suggest that the water could make people sick," several had nitrate levels above federal health standards for drinking water and 13 lakes tested high for turbidity or cloudiness.

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