Well remains closed over bacteria

September 11, 2013

A popular artesian well has been closed in Carmel after tests showed the presence of E. coli and coliform, a bacteria that can indicate the presence of disease-causing organisms or pathogens. The well in Flowing Well Park, on 116th Street near Gray Road, was closed Monday. New tests taken Tuesday continued to find potentially harmful bacteria. Water experts are working to find the source of the contamination.