Reuters reports record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, Missouri.
The municipal water service warned the public on Saturday, saying the water was raising health risks for infants, the elderly and other people with compromised immune systems. The public health advisory came as utility crews struggled to replace broken pumps at a wastewater treatment plant submerged by floodwaters about 30 miles upstream in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Flooding Contaminates Water For Kansas City Residents
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Strong to severe thunderstorms are likely Wednesday evening. Large hail, damaging winds and even a few tornadoes are possible. In addition, heavy rain is likely to add to our flooding woes. A tornado..