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(Portland, OR)  --  Portland city leaders say water from the Bull Run reservoirs will have to undergo treatment, in light of sample-testing earlier this year that showed the presence of the parasite Cryptosporidium [[ KRIP-toh-spor-ID-ee-um ]].  Before the testing took place, Bull Run water had been considered one of the cleanest drinking-water supplies in the country.  The water is treated with chlorine but isn't filtered, and it will likely cost tens of millions of dollars to treat it.  Portland Commissioner Nick Fish tells KGW-TV the contamination likely came from animals that defecated near the edge of the water and it was pushed into the reservoir by the heavy winter rains.

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