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The immunocompromised, young kids and seniors advised to avoid drinking water in parts of Baltimore area after parasite detected

Baltimore City officials are advising immunocompromised individuals, children and senior citizens to avoid drinking tap water across a large swath of its service area in the city, Baltimore County and a small part of Howard County due to parasitic contamination. Officials have detected low levels of a microscopic parasite called cryptosporidium in Baltimore’s drinking water reservoir at Druid Lake.

Source: The Baltimore Sun County News

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