WALKERTON, Ont . -- Two grocery stores here helped provide pure water to a community stricken by E. coli contamination of its municipal water supply, even as the supermarkets themselves had to import water for store use.
At least seven people have died since mid-May of the intestinal bacteria, authorities said, and about 1,000 have become ill.
Ray Wright, owner of Wright's Knechtal Food Market, said "None of the tap water can be used. Even if you wash in it, you must rinse you