West Baltimore Residents, Students Have Mixed Feelings About Water Quality After E. Coli Contamination

After E. coli contamination in September left West Baltimore residents under a boil water advisory for four days, some residents are drinking the water again while others remain leery.

BALTIMORE—Lily Goldsmith was in her kitchen making soup when she picked up her phone and learned from Twitter that the tap water in her West Baltimore neighborhood was contaminated with E. coli, and residents were being advised not to drink it.