A leak that allowed an undetermined amount of contaminated water to spill from a Kansas sewage treatment plant into the Arkansas River has been plugged, according to a report from the Wichita Eagle.
The leak lead to high E. coli levels, a public health advisory against human contact with the river and a fish kill. Water quality has improved since the plug was installed, but officials aren’t yet sure that the leak has stopped completely.
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