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By Anne Geggis

Ocean water testing reported Thursday gave the all clear to seven beaches from Jupiter to Boca Raton that had been closed to swimmers on Wednesday because of unacceptably high levels of bacteria found in sampling earlier in the week.

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One of Lantana’s 10 water production wells tested positive for fecal coliform (E. coli) bacteria on March 13, according to a public notice.
The presence of E. coli bacteria indicates the well may have been contaminated with human or animal waste.
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8862924660?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Delray Beach water treatment plant, a few blocks south of downtown, has not received a major upgrade since the early 1990s. The city says it has improved cleaning and other maintenance at the aging plant, and is watching for trouble more closely

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By Jane Smith

    Stormwater runoff from agriculture areas in the west and from lawns in the eastern urban areas continues to plague the southern segment of the Lake Worth Lagoon.
    Fewer seagrass plants were found in a 2013 survey, and it looks like

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