NewsRegional News Interior Health issues precautions about flood water contamination SHARE ON: Alex Skultety, staff Thursday, May. 17th, 2018 Interior Health has a few safety tips for those impacted by flooding. Drinking water can become contaminated, so if you’re unsure they recommend switching to bottled water, as there’s a number of different risks. //www.mynelsonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/IH-1.wav Also, if you touch flood waters make sure to wash your hands. //www.mynelsonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/IH-2.wav Individuals with compromised immune systems and chronic illnesses, infants, or the elderly are at higher risk. For more information, visit the Interior Health website.