Examples of contamination in a Sentence
swimming in the lake is banned until the contamination is identified and neutralized
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Jacques Boncy, head of Haiti’s National Laboratory of Public Health, reckons that, in three months of blackout in America, faecal contamination of water would kill several million.
Officials in Michigan do not want Flint to change water sources for a third time after 2014’s switch resulted in lead contamination of the city.
Haag said all of Cardinal Terrace has been sampled and contamination was found at depths deeper than 12 inches.
A hummus sold nationwide has been recalled for risk of listeria contamination.
Tampons are typically made from cotton or rayon or pulp fiber, but advocates are concerned about potential contamination with toxic dioxins that could occur when the fibers are bleached with chlorine compounds.
Sewer overflows as well as any malfunctions in septic systems can also lead to contamination.
Jackson said that when there are higher levels of contamination in the water that there should be a more conspicuous sign that notifies the public.
Publix is recalling its tropical fruit medley because of possible listeria contamination.
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