FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. — The city of Fort Oglethorpe has issued a boil water notice for all residents after the presence of e-coli was identified. That city news release says on Wednesday, e.coli bacteria were found on November 16th. That bacteria can make people sick.
City officials say all water used for drinking and cooking should be boiled for at least a full minute, and left to cool before using.
The city says it's taking steps to expand flushing systems of the water distribution system and has increased sampling to keep an eye out for more presence of the bacteria.