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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Texas authorities have issued a warning amid concerns that the water supply in the southeast of the state may contain the brain-eating amoeba naegleria fowleri following the death of a 6-year-old boy.

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Well... that certainly explains a lot.

#1 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2020-09-27 01:24 PM | Reply

Texas?

"Some things are more important than living."
Texas Lt. Gov. Daniel Patrick (R)

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-27 01:28 PM | Reply

Most Texans are immune already.

#3 | Posted by bored at 2020-09-27 01:38 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Patriots don't believe the bottled water industry lies. The government can't stop you from snorting the water.

#4 | Posted by bored at 2020-09-27 01:41 PM | Reply

Texas water quality is horrific in so many municipalities. Unbelievably poor. I'm surprised they've acknowledged this and might do something about it. When I was living in TX a tanker overturned in a reservoir and dumped

Just recently, past couple of years, atrazine was found in something like 500 water utilities in Texas. When I lived there a buddy of mine who lived where his municipality drew water from a different reservoir than the one I lived in developed a rash from head to toe. Turned out to be due to a tanker truck that overturned into their reservoir.

I'll never forget how rancid the tap water became towards the end of the dry season, before the rain started to fill up the reservoirs again. You could taste the bottom of the lake in every glass.

#5 | Posted by YAV at 2020-09-27 01:42 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"Texas City Declares Disaster after Brain-Eating Amoeba Found in Water"

It's Texas; it took them a long time to notice.

#6 | Posted by Danforth at 2020-09-27 01:57 PM | Reply

Better some little bug than government regulation and intervention...
-Lots of Texans

#7 | Posted by catdog at 2020-09-27 02:08 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Happy Extinction!

#8 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-09-27 02:33 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#3 underrated comment there.

#9 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2020-09-27 03:12 PM | Reply

OK, that explains Texas. But what about Florida?

#10 | Posted by cbob at 2020-09-27 05:42 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

I lived in Lake Jackson for a few years as a kid. The water was always gross. This is a pretty common occurrence in this area, particularly in the GoM.

#11 | Posted by madbomber at 2020-09-28 12:15 AM | Reply

Texass loves boasting its low unemployment while sweeping its unusually high poverty rate under the rug. Something about being proud of slave wages...

#12 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2020-09-28 03:39 AM | Reply

This could explain a lot of things about Texans.

#13 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-09-28 11:52 AM | Reply

Always thought there must be something in the water there.

#14 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-09-28 12:02 PM | Reply

"OK, that explains Texas. But what about Florida?"

I drink the tap water here every day. Tastes ok to me. Most of our water flows in an aquifer that starts in the mountains in N. Carolina.

#15 | Posted by danni at 2020-09-29 08:41 AM | Reply

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