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Splash pad bacteria test results

SOUTH BEND, Ind. --  On June 29 and June 30, more than a dozen kids got extremely sick after playing in the brand new splash pad in Traverse City, Mich.  Raw sewage was shooting out of the spouts. The park is still shut down. 

The state of Indiana does not test splash pads for dangerous bacteria, so ABC 57 purchased a take home test kit to see what is in the water.   

During Monday's test the splash pads at Potawatomi and Twin Branch parks showed no bacteria in the water. While parents were relieved, they know that a clean water today could change quickly, and they want regular testing on these public splash pads.  

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