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Public Fountains to be Turned Off Because of Parasite

Public Fountains to be Turned Off Because of Parasite

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(KSL News) More fallout tonight from the disease-causing parasite cryptosporidium that is closing some swimming pools and keeping kids out the water. Salt Lake City officials are now turning off public fountains and other water attractions at Liberty Park and Library Square.

They say the fountains do not have the capacity to meet Health Department guidelines for swimming pools, and turning them off is the only way to ensure children aren't exposed to cryptosporidium.

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