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KDHE Provides Health And Safety Recommendations In Response To Flooding

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Flood Preparedness

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is providing the following recommendations to protect public health and safety, in response to flooding that has occurred in various parts of the state:

Boil water from flooded private wells before consuming: If a drinking water well has been flooded, the water may not be safe to drink because of potentially harmful microbes that might have entered the well with floodwaters . Take these precautions before consuming water from private wells that have been flooded: