WSU environmental expert Dr Ian Wright warns flood water can make you sick

Sarah Falson
By Sarah Falson
Updated July 11 2022 - 4:32am, first published July 5 2022 - 3:54am
Flood water can contain raw sewage which can cause gastroenteritis, skin infections and even hepatitis A.

Flood water is brown and smelly for a reason - it's contaminated - and a water quality expert from Western Sydney University (WSU) is urging people to steer clear of the murky torrents for the sake of their health.

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