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How long do I need to boil water to remove e.Coli contaminants?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 5 minutes

Nearly all organisms will die in boiling water for 5 min.
Longer boiling may be needed at high altitudes.

In brief: 5 minutes

Nearly all organisms will die in boiling water for 5 min.
Longer boiling may be needed at high altitudes.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: E. coli Boil Water

Most organisms will be killed after boiling for 5 minutes, unless instructed differently by your local water authority for particularly heavy contamination.

In brief: E. coli Boil Water

Most organisms will be killed after boiling for 5 minutes, unless instructed differently by your local water authority for particularly heavy contamination.
Dr. Morton Levitt
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