A nonprofit organization called Sound Rivers started testing this summer and recently took a sample at upper Neuse River off Buffaloe Road, it showed high levels of fecal bacteria.
The testing results can be found on their website SoundRivers.Org. They test every week, and show different parts of the river tested.
“There’s a very serious health risk. There’s very serious health problems, gastrointestinal problems that come with exposure to E. Coli” said Matthew Starr, upper Neuse River Keeper.
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