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Mexico Sewage Pipe Ruptures, Contaminates Arizona Water

RIO RICO AZ

A wash in Southern Arizona where an international sewage pipeline has spilled untreated wastewater has tested positive for excessive levels of E. coli, officials said Thursday. The public should stay out of the Nogales Wash and Santa Cruz River and that testing is ongoing, Santa Cruz county said in a news release. The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality performed the tests.

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