Health experts have issued a warning to residents after E. Coli was found in the drinking water in Refugio, Texas, KRIS-TV reports.
Refugio city officials say that the bacteria was found inside of a water well on November 20th, with officials giving a warning to the public Thursday afternoon.
Health officials say that the bacteria is of greatest concern to those at high risk, such as the sick, elderly, and young children. Symptoms listed by officials consisted of short-term health effects such as diarrhea, cramps, nausea, and headaches.
Refugio city workers say that they have isolated the problem and will be disinfecting the afflicted water well. Further testing will be conducted to ensure the water’s safety.