Nebraska floodwaters sampled for contaminants

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Posted: Saturday, September 21, 2013 12:00 am

The U.S. Geological Survey and state agencies are taking samples from the flood-swollen South Platte River in Colorado and Nebraska.

Dave Rus, hydrologist with the survey's Water Science Center in Nebraska, said Friday that crews took a sample at Roscoe, Neb., and will take additional samples next week at other sites along the South Platte as well as the Platte River in Nebraska.

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