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Worms in the Water: Oklahoma Town Residents Asked Not to Consume Tap Water
TheWeatherChannel ^ | Aug 29, 2013 | Kristi Eaton

Posted on 08/31/2013 1:21:56 PM PDT by LucyT

Beating the late-summer heat isn't as easy as running to the sink in one northeast Oklahoma town, as residents there are being asked not to drink tap water after red worms were found in the filtering system.

The worms - ranging from a half-inch to an inch long - showed up earlier this week in the drinking water supply in Colcord, a small town about 80 miles east of Tulsa.

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TOPICS: Local News; Outdoors
KEYWORDS: dontdrink; water; yuck
Residents are being asked not to consume the water or use it to brush teeth or prepare food, Wood said, but it can be used for showers and other activities.

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1 posted on 08/31/2013 1:21:56 PM PDT by LucyT
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2 posted on 08/31/2013 1:24:13 PM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: P.O.E.
There are worse pests than worms.

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3 posted on 08/31/2013 1:25:01 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Don't blame me for McCain.)
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To: LucyT

Time to go Bream fishing.


4 posted on 08/31/2013 1:25:49 PM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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So they get some protein with their water? Big deal!


5 posted on 08/31/2013 1:43:14 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: LucyT

Blood worms. Not far from here.


6 posted on 08/31/2013 1:44:22 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar; Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
Wikipedia:

Glycera (blood) worms are sold commercially by nurseries and aquatic stores in both live, frozen and freeze dried form as a food for aquarium fish and frogs. They are also commonly sold in tackle shops as bait for saltwater fishing.

7 posted on 08/31/2013 1:51:57 PM PDT by LucyT
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But wait...
Aren’t the idiots in academia preparing to espouse the notion that someday pure water will become rare and precious? Isn’t that the next scam err crisis now that the wind has gone out of the climate bullsh!t ?

The girbilist who wrote this is not supposed to be letting on that it already takes a massive infrastructure to produce pure water, and has since ancient times.


8 posted on 08/31/2013 1:58:12 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

or an Obamacare Navigator..


9 posted on 08/31/2013 2:04:22 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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